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COVID-19 and Foreign Policy in Australia and South Korea: Learning Lessons from Middle Powers in Hard Times
As befits two countries that are deemed to enjoy some of the world’s highest levels of global health security (Nuclear Threat Initiative, 2019), Australia and South Korea have experienced relatively few daily infections and cumulative deaths by world standar...
Considered ‘peripheral’ in Chinese foreign policy, Melanesia has nevertheless experienced a steady growth in Chinese interests this century, particularly leading up to APEC 2018. This interest brought with it the Belt and Road Initiative – China’s econ...
Over the last decade the Indo-Pacific has emerged as an important strategic concept. The idea of the Indo-Pacific springs from the observation that fundamental changes in economic and political dynamics of the littoral states of the Pacific and Indian Oceans m...
Security Challenges is an Indo-Pacific focused peer reviewed research and high-quality commentary on security across its many policy and geographical domains.
Professor Michael Rainsborough, Professor of Strategic Theory at the Australian War College and Deakin University is Chair of the editorial group.
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We promote the peace, stability and prosperity of the peoples of the Indo-Pacific region through policy research, policy advice and advocacy, international dialogues, and the professional development of policy-makers.