In this National Asian Security Studies Program Issue Brief (published by UNSW Canberra at the Australian Defence Force Academy), Euan Graham examines Australia's approach to the South China Sea dispute
In this paper for The Economist Intelligence Unit's Hopes and doubts: Perspectives on the long road to Indonesia' economic development, Aaron L Connelly examines Indonesian President Joko Widodo's struggles to assert control over his administration and to embrace reformist economic
“Divining the fluid element: from cooperation to conflict in Japan-China maritime relations” first appeared in Security Challenges, Vol. 11, No. 1 (2015), pp 51-73.
Posted here with the kind permission of the publisher, The Kokoda Foundation. http://www.kokodafoundation.org/
In this paper for Contemporary Southeast Asia, Aaron L. Connelly argues that under President Joko Widodo, Indonesia's foreign policy is likely to become less clear, less conciliatory and less cooperative, with negative consequences for Indonesian leadership in the region
In this article for the Australian Journal of International Affairs, the Lowy Institutes International Security program director Rory Medcalf argues that Indo-Pacific Asia is a suitable regional concept for Australia's strategic needs. Indo-Pacific Asia can best be understood as an expansive
In a new article in the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies journal, Lowy Institute Research Fellow Dr Dave McRae surveys Indonesian politics in 2013, focusing on the impact of the rise of Joko Widodo (Jokowi) from small-town mayor to presidential frontrunner. The article examine's whether
International Security Program Director Rory Medcalf reviews the report of the Australia India Institute Taskforce on Indian Ocean Security, The Indian Ocean region: Security, stability and sustainability in the 21st century
James Brown, Fifty Shades of Grey: Officer Culture in the Australian Army. Australian Army Journal, Culture edition 2013 10 (3) 2013, pp 244-254.
As the Australian Army begins a transition from a decade abroad it is timely to ask what we know about its officer culture, how
Lowy Institute Nonresident Fellow Rodger Shanahann recently published an article in the Journal of South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, vol. 36, no. 3, Spring 2013, which looks at the implications of the Arab uprisings and the civil war in Syria for the Shi'a of Lebanon
Lowy Institute Research Associate Dr Philippa Brant has published an article in the journal Asian Studies Review, Volume 37 (2) 2013, on the implications of China's emergence as a global development actor
Lowy Institute Non-resident Senior Fellow Alan Dupont has published an article in the May-June 2012 issue of The National Interest on how the dissolution of the Old Order in East Asia has created a delicate power balance there.
The full text of the article is available here
Alan Dupont, Non-resident Senior Fellow at the Lowy Institute, has co-authored an article with William J. Rechmeyer in the Australian Journal of International Affairs, Volume 66 No. 1 (2012), pp 34-51, on the seminal influences on Australian national security planning. The authors outline a
In a new piece for Inside Indonesia, Lowy Institute Research Fellow Dr Dave McRae outlines signs that Indonesia may move towards abolition of the death penalty, and examines how Indonesia is reconciling its foreign and domestic policy on capital punishment.
Read the full text of Staying the