In a Cleft Stick: Australia’s Indo-Pacific Policy
By Melissa Conley Tyler, Aakriti ‘Bachhawat Bhutoria
Australia has a vital interest in preventing its region, defined as the Indo-Pacific in the 2013 Defence White Paper, from becoming an arena of great power rivalry. This includes between India and China. Developing a close strategic partnership...
Private International Law: Adding Value for Australia
By Dr Christopher Ward
The alignment of various nation-state laws by implementation of international conventions has been a work in progress that has had practical benefits for Australia and other countries in resolving cross border legal disputes. The Hague...
The politics of self-interest bind India and China together
By Aakriti ‘Bachhawat Bhutoria, Melissa Conley Tyler
One of the characteristics of today’s Asia is its asymmetric rivalries, including Japan’s rivalry with China, China’s with the United States, Pakistan’s with India and India’s with China. The India–China rivalry is particularly striking,...