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Managing economic risk in Asia: a strategy for Australia

Twenty years on from the Asian Financial Crisis, this paper assesses how the region is placed to manage and mitigate risks of economic crisis, and considers Australia’s role in this.
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Magic weapons: China's political influence activities under Xi Jinping

This paper considers the potential impact of China’s expanded political influence activities in New Zealand and how any effects could be mitigated and countered.

Bridging the Timor gap

A surprise agreement in the Timor Sea boundary dispute vindicates Timor-Leste’s strategy. Michael Leach explains.

EU migration: examining the evidence and policy choices

This report assesses the most plausible policy options facing the UK in seeking to negotiate free movement reform.

Danger ahead for Australia as Asia's long peace ends

The real prospect of conflict between North Korea and the US and its allies underscores the recent deterioration in Australia’s security environment, writes Alan Dupont.

Impact of Defence training activities and facilities on rural and regional communities: second interim report

This report outlines how the Australian Defence Force (ADF) anticipates that there will be local opportunities in the construction, logistics support, retail and tourism sectors, following plans to increased Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) training in Australia.

Sincere or Negligent Friend? 1962 Treaty of Friendship between New Zealand and Samoa: A Samoan Perspective

This study explores the textual differences in the Samoan and English version of the 1962 Treaty of Friendship between New Zealand and Samoa. Although both nations view the translation of the two treaties as 'equally authentic', the study explores the cultural significance of the Samoan...

China in the Pacific: a question of influence

Exaggerated fears about China’s intentions reflect a misunderstanding of what’s happening in the region, writes Graeme Smith.

Defence cooperation with Myanmar—Australia and other countries: a quick guide

This quick guide provides a snapshot of current international defence engagement with Myanmar by the following countries—Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, China, Russia, and India.

The Iran Nuclear deal—facts, issues, stakeholders, and Australian policy: a quick guide

This overview of the Iran nuclear deal provides a basic overview of what is involved and outlines Australia's policy position.