A vicious cycle of trade and COVID-19 warfare between the US and China?

06 Apr 2020 By Kyle Springer, Jeffrey Wilson

The US and China have failed to collaborate in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Rather than providing a common threat to prompt cooperation, it has proven divisive.

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In Conversation with Richard McGregor – Xi Jinping: The Backlash

04 Sep 2019 By Jeffrey Wilson

We hosted Richard McGregor, Senior Fellow at the Lowy Institute, for a public lecture and In Conversation discussion. The event occasioned the Perth launch of Richard’s recent Lowy Institute Paper, Xi Jinping: The Backlash.

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India’s Indo-Pacific Vision: China-India & Australia-India Relations

29 Aug 2019 By Hugo Seymour

The Perth USAsia Centre had the privilege of convening a private foreign policy roundtable event with Dr Jagannath Panda, of India’s Institute for Defence Studies & Analyses, in August 2019.

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The Indo-Pacific concept is here to stay: but will it unify?

10 Jul 2019 By Kyle Springer

Reflections on the 33rd Asia-Pacific Roundtable

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China’s growing Latin America ties also matter for Australia

12 Mar 2019 By Erin Watson-Lynn

When China’s increasing links to Latin America are discussed, Australia might not be the first country that comes to mind. But for Australian policy makers, Beijing’s push into Latin America matters. Australia must do more itself to strengthen its otherwise nascent relationships with the region, especially as China works to fill the vacuum left by the United States’ absence in the region.

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China Matters Fourth Young Professionals National Meeting

10 Sep 2018 By Reginald Ramos

In partnership with China Matters, the Perth USAsia Centre co-hosted the Fourth Young Professionals national meeting on 7 September 2018 at St Georges College, The University of Western Australia.

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Unpacking the Complexity of Sino-Australia Relations

12 Jul 2018 By Krystal Hartig

Mr Graham Fletcher, First Assistant Secretary in the North Asia Division of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and Mr Christopher Lim, Australia’s Consul-General to Chengdu discussed the complexity of Sino-Australian relations.

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Emperor of the Silk Road: The Implications of One-man Rule for China’s Foreign Policy

24 Apr 2018 By Adehlia Ebert

By assuming all power he assumes all responsibility. Only time will tell the outcome of Xi’s gamble, but the future of the Silk Road is far from assured.

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Australia and Indonesia: Middle Power Cooperation in the South China Sea

07 Nov 2017 By Tanya Matthews

In the great power security game currently centred on the South China Sea, Beijing is inching ever closer to its goal of obtaining de facto control, particularly on the back of President Xi Jinping’s articulation for a more ‘assertive’ foreign policy during the PRC’s 19th Party Congress in October.

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