1. Preserving Peace as China Rises I

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 13 Mar 2014 | Foreign Policy Analysis

    Inventive foreign policy that can simultaneously reassure the Indo-Pacific’s established powers and accommodate Chinese... Read More...

  2. Accountable Authoritarianism: Why China’s Democratic Deficit Will Last

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 31 Oct 2013 | Foreign Policy Analysis

    The Chinese Communist Party’s evolving model of ‘accountable authoritarianism’ is set to prove that prosperity need... Read More...

  3. Future Submarine Project Should Raise Periscope for Another Look

    Simon Cowan | 24 Oct 2012 | Policy Monographs

    Australia should not spend $40 billion to repeat the mistakes of the Collins Class submarine. Nuclear submarines, such as... Read More...

  4. Southeast Asia’s American Embrace

    Jessica Brown | 29 Mar 2012 | Foreign Policy Analysis

    All Southeast Asian states want to take advantage of the benefits of a rising China, yet none wants it to be in a position... Read More...

  5. INTERVIEW: Australia and the Rise of China

    Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe | 20 Aug 2011 | POLICY Magazine

    Paul Monk tells Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe that China's rise could require tough decisions about accommodating or resisting... Read More...

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Opinion & Commentary

  1. Hard-headed realism needed in the South China Sea

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 13 Aug 2014 | Business Spectator

    Hopes of resolving the South China Sea’s bitter territorial disputes have once again proven illusory.... Read More

  2. Beijing sinks South China Sea code of conduct

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 21 Jul 2014 | China Spectator

    In the South China Sea, Beijing still refuses to accept the rules of conduct, preferring to bully its way to control of disputed ... Read More

  3. Beijing’s real international ambitions

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 11 Jun 2014 | China Spectator

    Beijing will continue to violently revolt against Asia’s territorial status quo.... Read More

  4. China's Leninist impulses hold the country back

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 03 Jun 2014 | ABC The Drum

    Each year the CCP summarily incarcerates and places under house arrest activists, journalists and academics it worries will ... Read More

  5. The real threat to China’s security is internal

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 12 May 2014 | China Spectator

    The CCP is failing to rise to the challenge of maintaining social stability and internal order among diverse ethnic minority ... Read More

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  1. The tragedy of 1914 and the precarious peace of 2014

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 08 Aug 2014

    The similarities between Europe’s disastrous great power politics of 1914 and Asia’s geostrategic rivalries of 2014 are ...

  2. Mentioning the war doesn't discredit government's deft diplomacy

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 18 Jul 2014

    Canberra’s affection for Tokyo puts Australia at odds with China, yet a disconnect between Beijing and Canberra is sometimes ...

  3. Hayek offers communist China path to prosperity

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 24 Apr 2014

    In September last year, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang warned that 'China's reforms have entered a deep-water zone, or the most ...

  4. US power the best bulwark against China's assertiveness

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 14 Mar 2014

    Is China set to ride roughshod over the territorial claims of its maritime and continental neighbours?...

  5. Government not to blame for Canberra's China challenge

    Benjamin Herscovitch | 28 Feb 2014

    With capitals across Asia finding relations with an emboldened Beijing increasingly fraught, Canberra’s foreign policy ...

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