Chengxin Pan is associate professor of international relations at Deakin University and a co-editor of the Global Political Sociology book series for Palgrave Macmillan. He recently co-edited with Emilian Kavalski a special Issue on ‘Theorizing China’s Rise in and beyond International Relations’ in International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, Vol. 18, No. 3 (2018).
The view that AUKUS is a justified response to China’s actions ignores China’s achievements and future ambitions. It also ignores China’s legitimate security fears. Continue reading »