Asia-Pacific Affairs

Doing old academia with new media

New Mandala team to deliver new practicum course.

Tackling the region’s policy challenges

New issue of Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies available for free now.

Spy planes and Singapore

Sino-US tensions increase amid Poseidon spy plane deployment in Singapore.

Australia’s diplomatic trade-off

Leadership and vision lacking on strategic Asia issues, writes Donna Baker.

ASEAN’s community moving in circles

Regional organisation continues to stumble in its quest for further integration.

Sea folly and US-China relations

Provocative patrols no way to turn the tide in contested South China Sea.

People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy sailors. Photo: Wikimedia commons

Challenging China and preserving order

Beijing’s moves in the South China Sea need to be met with an assertive ‘costs imposing’ strategy.