The tenth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines the new alliances, blocs and rivalries that are emerging across the Asia-Pacific as countries adjust to the changing balance of power.
Friends, Allies and Enemies looks at Australia’s diplomatic options as loyalties shift in an increasingly turbulent region.
- Head of the National Security College at the Australian National University Rory Medcalf on the past, present and future of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue.
- Emeritus professor of strategic studies Hugh White on how Australia’s alliances will fare in an Asia shaped by pandemics and power rivalries.
- The Saturday Paper’s chief political correspondent Karen Middleton on the most effective way to reboot Australia’s diplomatic efforts in Asia at a tumultuous time.
- Former foreign correspondent on Asia Patrick Lawrence on the changing role and the long-term future of US alliances in the Asia-Pacific.
- Head of the international and security affairs program at the Australia Institute Allan Behm on why Australia should arrange a Pacific donors conference.
- Associate professor in American politics Tim Lynch on George Friedman's The Storm Before the Calm and where the United States is heading.
- Postdoctoral research associate at the University of Sydney Sophie Chao on John Martinkus’s The Road and the West Papuan independence movement.
- Professor of economics at the Australian National University Renée Fry-McKibbin on Branko Milanovic’s Capitalism, Alone and the future of capitalism in the West.
- Financial Times journalist Primrose Riordan on Hong Kong’s new security law and Antony Dapiran’s City on Fire: The Fight for Hong Kong.
- PLUS Correspondence on AFA9: Spy vs Spy