Published Articles

Chinese international students are crucial to the financial well-being of Australian universities, so worsening diplomatic relations could spell trouble for this pillar of the Australian economy. READ MORE

December 18, 2017

China is rattling more than sabers along its sea and air borders with North Korea. Are these exercises meant to send a signal to Washington — or to Pyongyang? READ MORE

December 15, 2017

The brand of blockchain concocted by DA and ASX will probably require ordinary investors to put even more faith in banks and brokers to act in their clients’ best interests. READ MORE

December 10, 2017

Most Australian companies are used to providing low quality services to a captive market at a relatively high price. With Amazon’s arrival on the continent, all of that is likely to change. READ MORE

December 5, 2017

Russia wanted India in the SCO to prevent the organization sliding under China’s control. Instead it is likely to complete the organization’s slide into irrelevance. READ MORE

November 29, 2017

China still hasn’t committed the resources needed to have any serious political impact in central and eastern Europe. READ MORE

November 27, 2017

A century and a half ago, Anson Burlingame saw a future for the United States in Asia, anticipating the day when the Pacific would replace the Atlantic as the driver of the world’s prosperity. It may have taken 150 years, but that day has come. READ MORE

November 23, 2017

Shenzhen and Silicon Valley are symbiotic because although dreams are still made in California, things can only be made in China. READ MORE

November 21, 2017