- Daily Brief
- April 21, 2019
Despite US pressure, the Chinese telecom’s 2018 revenue surpassed $100 billion for the first time.
The broader strategic issues driving competition between the two powers will remain unaddressed.
North Korea’s capacity to target the US with a nuclear-armed ICBM has fundamentally altered the status quo
Withdrawing US troops from the anti-ISIS campaign will reshape the politics of Syria’s civil war.
PM Morrison has suggested moving Australia’s Israeli embassy to Jerusalem and leaving the Iran deal.
Blocking the work of the dispute resolution body could cause considerable blowback for the US.
Declining relations between Beijing and Washington signal turbulent times ahead for the Indo-Pacific.
Tokyo’s strong ties to Washington may be jeopardised by the threat of auto tariffs.
A reversion to US unilateral could have significant consequences for the world’s institutional order.
Implementation of the US pivot to Asia remains haphazard and piecemeal.
The annual discussions occurred amid renewed questions about US commitment to the Indo-Pacific.
The question of who got the better deal in Singapore is beyond all reasonable doubt.