- Daily Brief
- May 23, 2019
The constant churn in leadership is preventing Australia from pursuing its foreign policy goals.
Tokyo’s strong ties to Washington may be jeopardised by the threat of auto tariffs.
Despite warming relations with Moscow, Ulaanbaatar will maintain its ‘Third Neighbour Policy’.
The self-ruled island’s position on the international stage has been severely curtailed by Beijing.
Implementation of the US pivot to Asia remains haphazard and piecemeal.
A financial crisis, political instability, and foreign pressure — the new PM has a lot on his plate.
China’s ‘president for life’ may face unexpected resistance at the Beidaihe conference.
The annual discussions occurred amid renewed questions about US commitment to the Indo-Pacific.
The use of plausibly deniable fishing militia to defend sovereign claims is an attractive option.
If China renegotiates Malaysia’s debt, it could cause a cascade of demands from other countries.
The Eid ceasefire demonstrated the viability of peace – but it weighs numerous competing interests.
The question of who got the better deal in Singapore is beyond all reasonable doubt.