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Sino-Indonesian Relations: Getting Closer or Further Apart?
China’s trade and investment in Indonesia have grown substantially since the early 2000s but the Indonesian public does not share Jakarta’s desire to wholeheartedly embrace Beijing, write Siwage Dharma Negara and Leo Suryadinata.
The Indian Diaspora Has Arrived
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s political ascent is the latest example of a person of Indian heritage rising to global prominence. Ironically, the values and traits that have allowed Sunak and others like him to thrive in the West are the ones that the BJP government now seeks to suppress writes Shashi Tharoor.
Anthony Albanese can set the right tone in Asian relations
Nine days of international summitry will be an important test of the Prime Minister’s low-key listening style, writes John McCarthy and Anthony Milner.
Three pathways for Australia to reset relations with Southeast Asia
The election of a Labor government in May brought an expectation that Australia would do more in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. But what will that look like and what new approaches should the government take? The region has changed since Labor was last in power, and so has Australia. A policy that relies on more of the same will not suffice in today’s intense environment, writes Huong Le Thu.
The Evolution of America’s China Strategy
While US President Joe Biden’s administration is right to question the basic assumptions that underlay America’s strategy of engagement with China, those who devised that strategy over two decades ago were also right in their own way. Then as now, even distant scenarios must be left open, writes Joseph S. Nye Jr.