International cooperation

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Report

Historical tensions and contemporary governance challenges in Southeast Asia: the case of Indonesia

In this report, published by the Brookings Institution, Ben Bland explains why Western nations need to engage with Indonesia in its own right, not as a part of plan to counterbalance China. To do so successfully, they need to develop a much better understanding of...
Guide

Biden vs Trump: an Australian guide to the issues

In this collection of essays, United States Studies Centre experts cover the broad array of policy positions a Biden or Trump Administration could take, and the impact for Australia.
Report

The Modi-Morrison reset: Australia-India relations 2020

This paper argues that Prime Ministers Modi and Morrison have raised the bar in the bilateral relationship, even if that outcome may be more the result of circumstance than whole-heartedly planned effort.
Report

Enduring partners: the US-Australia investment partnership

This report argues that as Australia seeks to develop even more sophisticated and high-value goods and services, partnerships and investment by US companies will continue to be vital for Australia’s technology and research sectors, helping to keep us at the cutting edge of productive innovation...
Briefing paper

ASEAN economic prospects amid emerging turbulence

This paper examines recent development in ASEAN countries and the impacts of ongoing global turbulence, the U.S.-China trade war, and the COVID-19 crisis on ASEAN economies. The paper discusses the strategic priorities that ASEAN countries should take in formulating strategies to achieve their development aspirations.
Interactive resource

Emerging from COVID, securing Australia’s future: policy responses to the pandemic

Through this interactive resource, Lowy Institute experts provide policy recommendations for Australia to address issues that are critical to our nation’s — and the world’s — successful emergence from the pandemic.
Policy report

Strengthening Australia's relationships with countries in the Pacific islands region

Australia’s relationships with the countries of the Pacific islands region are many and varied. This policy brief focuses on how Australia can further develop and strengthen its relationships with Pacific island countries and with the Pacific islands region more generally.
Report

Bolstering resilience in the Indo-Pacific: policy options for AUSMIN after COVID-19

The United States Studies Centre has assembled a list of ten policy recommendations for the upcoming Australia–US Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) meeting. Drawing on the expertise of our researchers, including from their published and ongoing research projects, these recommendations combine analytical judgements with new policy thinking...
Briefing paper

Trade in a post pandemic world

This analysis has been prepared for CEDA by Gary Sampson, Professor of International Trade at Melbourne Business School. It addresses the challenges facing world trade following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Guide

COVID-19 in the region: a quick guide

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic across Australia’s immediate region is still unfolding. This guide represents a snapshot of the situation as at early June 2020.