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Implications of the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Congress: part two - some consequences of China’s new foreign policy

In part two of his examination of the 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, Lindsay Hughes examines Beijing’s message and some of its international ramifications.
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Ignorance leaving Australia vulnerable to CCP influence peddling: author

Louisa Lim, a senior lecturer at the Centre for Advancing Journalism, says Australian institutions are being left open to Communist Party influence peddling through ignorance.

2017 Foreign policy white paper

The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper sets out a comprehensive framework to advance Australia’s security and prosperity in a contested and competitive world.

Preventing and countering violent extremism in Africa: the role of the mining sector

This report explores the correlation between the drivers of violent extremism and the different activities undertaken throughout a mining project’s life cycle in order to identify potential risks and opportunities.

Evaluation of New Zealand’s Aid Programmes in the Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa and Tokelau: a synthesis report

The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) commissioned Adam Smith International to conduct an independent evaluation of its country programmes in the Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa and Tokelau. The evaluation assessed the quality of New Zealand’s aid delivery, the results of its...

Mapping the Third Offset: Australia, the United States and future war in the Indo-Pacific

The Third Offset strategy is perceived as a solution to matching the US defence budget with US strategic ambitions — to find means of sustaining its military-technological advantage in this new era of great power competition.

Transatlantic relations: converging or diverging?

Published in an environment of significant political uncertainty in both the US and Europe, this report focuses on the long-standing and fundamental drivers behind U.S and European policymaking, and sets out recommendations to address key structural factors that threaten the durability of the transatlantic relationship.

Duchesses and Overlords

Concetta Fierravanti-Wells and Maurice Newman share a deep suspicion of China’s intentions in the Pacific. Graeme Smith argues that the reality doesn’t match their claims.

Review of the New Zealand Government Agencies Fund

In June 2005, the Official Development Assistance (ODA) Contestable Fund was established by NZAID. The purpose of the fund was to enable New Zealand (NZ) government agencies access to funds to work in partnership with their in-country counterparts in their areas of expertise. In 2007...

Liberalisation of international passenger airline services

Australia’s international aviation industry is heavily regulated. Whether or to what extent passenger airline services should be further liberalised is again being debated, a particular focus being whether more airlines should be allowed to carry passengers between Australia and the United States. Richard Webb provides...