Category Archives: Indonesia

Beyond COVID-19: Australia, the ‘dangerous decade’ and the panic to come

International Relations will continue beyond the COVID-19 crisis and so too, the rise of China. This analysis covers offers a perspective of the dire position Australia is in, as the decade 2020 – 2030 rolls on. Continue reading

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Chinese Ships in Sydney Harbour: The PLAN and its plan

Photo source and reference: WikipediaType 054A frigate (Jiangkai II class) Introduction There has been much comment in recent days about the arrival of three Chinese warships entering and berthing at Sydney Harbour’s Garden Island.  This has included Prime Minister Scott … Continue reading

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A volatile combination: Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea

Map credit:  lahistoriconmaps.com Having just read Pacific Power.  Australia’s Strategy in the Pacific Islands, (Author: Joanne Wallis) this book is an excellent read, and anyone interested in International Relations, especially the Asia-Pacific (A-P), should indulge in this succinct and articulate analysis.  … Continue reading

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