In this episode with Associate Professor Alexey Muraviev of Curtin University, head of the Department of Social Sciences & Security Studies and a leading academic in Australia on Russia, we discuss the role that Russia plays in the Pacific, the ways in which soft and hard power can be asserted, and why we should never forget that Russia never gave up its title of super-power.
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Taking the Australia-Indonesia Relationship to the Next Level
With links between Canberra and Jakarta shifting towards an economic and strategic partnership, it is a time of disruption and opportunity for the relationship. The outcome will help shape the region.
Cambridge Analytica and the Next Australian Election
Last week’s revelations about Cambridge Analytica and Facebook are continuing to reverberate around the world. With an Australian federal election due within a year, the impact of this hits very close to home.
Why Australia Shouldn’t Overreact to China in the Pacific
Australia is misguided in its concerns over China’s expansion and “debt-trap diplomacy” in the Pacific.