What Mattered Most to China About Anthony Albanese’s Visit
By Jingdong Yuan
Chinese media focused on Australia's “change in attitude,” but Beijing has also made adjustments, downplaying issues of concern to keep the relationship stable.
Canada and New Zealand Need to Consider Joining Pillar 2 of AUKUS
By Guy C. Charlton and Xiang Gao
Joining Pillar Two of the security pact will not fundamentally change how Chinese policymakers view the two nations.
2 Years On, AUKUS Continues to Raise Questions
By Patricia O’Brien
China obviously has concerns about the security pact, but so do some of Australia's friends and partners – and Australians themselves.
Pacific Responses to AUKUS a Mix of Unease and Understanding
By Dechlan Brennan
The region's worries range from fears of nuclear proliferation to the opportunity cost in terms of climate change, but there is also an understanding of the pact's security rationale.
Leaping Into the Unknown: AUKUS and Australia’s Nuclear Submarines
By Richard Maude
The plan announced on Monday is ambitious, massively expensive, and laden with risk far exceeding anything Australia has attempted before.
Australia-China Relations: The Outlook for 2023
By Corey Lee Bell and Elena Collinson
Despite the current détente, five major issues may place further strain on the Australia-China relationship next year.
At IAEA, India Supports AUKUS
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
At the International Atomic Energy Agency’s general conference last week, India backed AUKUS in the face of Russian and Chinese opposition.
The Geopolitical Aftershocks of the China-Solomon Islands Security Agreement
By Larissa Stünkel and Marc Lanteigne
The deal was likely China's response to AUKUS. Now Australia and the U.S. will consider how to respond, possibly intensifying the security competition in the Pacific.
Does AUKUS Violate the Pledge of a Nuclear-Free South Pacific? China Thinks It Might.
By Ryan A. Musto
China is tapping into broader anti-nuclear sentiment in the region to attack Australia's nuclear submarine deal.
China’s AUKUS Response Highlights Beijing’s Bunker Mentality
By Bonnie Girard
Beijing seems completely unwilling – or unable – to consider its own actions might be feeding the “China containment” push.