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China's two traps
China must navigate several ‘traps’ on the path to economic primacy, writes economist Keun Lee.
Foreign policy in South Korea's presidential election
As a presidential election looms in South Korea, Jeffrey Robertson points to the potential for “strategic surprise” in Seoul’s future foreign policies, and makes the case for Australia to take a long-term view of building the relationship.
Moon’s visit is no coup for the China hawks
Securing a state visit from outgoing South Korean President Moon Jae-in is a nice diplomatic win for Australia. But Lauren Richardson writes Canberra should not read too much strategic significance into it – Moon has a different set of foreign policy priorities to his hosts.
Japan’s Security Outlook: Moving beyond thinking to doing
In 2022, Japan and China mark 50 years since diplomatic 'normalisation'. Nobushige Takamizawa writes the milestone comes amid a growing array of regional security challenges that require Tokyo to re-examine potential threats from conflict over Taiwan to cyber attacks and act urgently to strengthen its capacity to respond.
The Regional Security Outlook: A view from the Republic of Korea
The future of South Korea's foreign and security policies hinges on the outcome of presidential elections in 2022. This, writes Kuyoun Chung, will determine how Seoul juggles a range of potentially conflicting priorities – nuclear disarmament and peace on the Korean peninsula, a reinvigorated alliance with the US, and stable relations with China.