Tag Archives: China and US

JEAN-PIERRE LEHMANN. Phasing out the US (dis)order in the Asia Pacific

It is widely held that there is qualitative distinction between the benign, liberal US global order prevailing in the Asia Pacific, and a potentially threatening and malign Chinese imperialist order. This perspective is quite hallucinatory. 

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ANDREW FARRAN. New series. We can say ‘no’ to the Americans.

We should have a very clear and unromantic view of what we conceive to be the ‘national interest’.

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Richard Broinowski. Australia and the South China Sea

A tangled web of territorial claims threatens stability in the South China Sea. The figures appear rubbery, but a consensus is that Philippines occupies seven islands and reefs, Malaysia five, China eight and Taiwan one. Vietnam occupies twenty seven. There … Continue reading

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