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Vietnam as a G20 country

15 Mar 2018 By Kyle Springer

Australia has a strong foundation on which to build not only a strategic partnership with Vietnam, but an economic one as well. Developing an economic partnership from this strong foundation will ensure Australia-Vietnam relations are broad-based and reflect Vietnam’s strategic importance and its economic potential.

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The Quad 2.0: From Symbolic to Tangible Security Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific

26 Feb 2018 By J. Berkshire Miller

The Quad is not a silver bullet for all the security concerns of its members; and should be seen as a mini-lateral complement to other bilateral, mini-lateral and multilateral mechanisms.

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What Does China Want from the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?

27 Jun 2017 By Jeffrey Wilson

The establishment of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was a landmark development in Asian regionalism. Its core mission is to fill infrastructure gaps in Asia – the underdeveloped transport, energy and communication links between economies – by providing a new development bank specialising in infrastructure financing.

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Maritime Piracy and Kidnapping in the Sulu-Celebes Sea

02 May 2017 By Reginald Ramos

The recent revitalisation of the diplomatic efforts between the Philippines, Indonesia and Malaysia surrounding the Sulu-Celebes Sea seem promising, but it is only one step closer towards shifting the tides of piracy and crime on the ground.

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