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Ashley Townshend discusses the new US Asia Maritime Strategy on Pacific Beat

Alliance 21 Research Fellow Ashley Townshend joined Radio Australia Pacific Beat to discuss the new United States (US) Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy. Earlier this month, the US Department of Defence...
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China may fear reputation damage more than military threats over South China Sea

China’s rapid construction of a string of artificial islands in the South China Sea has entered a more troubling phase. According to a major Pentagon...
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Ashley Townshend discusses Shinzo Abe’s recent WWII Statement on Al Jazeera

Alliance 21 Research Fellow Ashley Townshend joined Al Jazeera Inside Story to discuss Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s statement marking 70 years since the end of...
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Assertive US Policies Won’t Solve The South China Sea Challenge

A growing chorus of officials and analysts is urging the Obama administration to take more assertive actions against Beijing’s creeping strategic presence in the South China Sea....
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The Hugh White Thesis: Five Years On

Alliance 21 director James Brown joined the Hon. Bob Carr and Professor Hugh White to discuss the latter’s famous Quarterly Essay Article “Power shift: Australia’s future between Washington...
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Boots on the ground, head in the clouds

Nearly a year ago Daesh fighters herded Yazidi men and women to the top of Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq, killing hundreds along the way....
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