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Middle-Power Diplomacy: Decoding Vietnam’s Recent Diplomatic Endeavours
Vietnam’s engagement with regional middle powers such as Australia, India and South Korea enhances its autonomy in a time of intensified great power competition between China and the US, writes Nguyen Khac Giang.
The Lessons of New Zealand’s China Diplomacy
New Zealand Prime Minister Chris Hipkins made his first state visit to the People’s Republic of China in June this year. Jason Young explores what the visit says about Beijing’s expectations from its Australasian partners and the prospects for an Australian prime ministerial visit.
America’s Myanmar Policy Is All Wrong
China’s rapidly growing footprint in Myanmar is America’s strategic loss, and it is the direct result of America's own policies, writes Brahma Chellaney.
Albanese’s Trip to China: A Question of When Not If
The quiet diplomacy to revive Australia-China relations received a boost when US Secretary of State Antony Blinken last month visited Beijing. Colin Heseltine assesses the impact on the prospects of Anthony Albanese making his own first trip to China as PM.
Australia and Indonesia: Neighbours Forever, But More Ambition Needed
Following an Indonesian presidential visit to Australia this week, Arianto Patunru and Hal Hill explore the prospects for an economic reset in Australia-Indonesia relations.