Michael SainsburyAug 26, 20163 Comments
Julie Bishop is trying to claw back foreign policy from the security agencies.
Michael SainsburyAug 19, 2016
The political situation in Cambodia has gone from bad to worse. You can bet no more refugees from Nauru will be choosing to relocate there.
Michael SainsburyAug 8, 2016
A new constitution will replace Thailand's pre-coup parliamentary system. And things don't look good for the country's democracy.
Michael SainsburyAug 3, 20161 Comment
Australia should be very afraid of China -- but it is its economic wobbles, not its military might, that should keep Aussies up at night.
Michael SainsburyJul 18, 20166 Comments
It’s now publicly clear what observers have known for some time: China is trying to economically annex poorer nations.
Michael SainsburyJul 14, 201612 Comments
Australia should be showing courage and leadership on an issued that has triggered a regional arms race: the conflict in the South China Sea.
Michael SainsburyJul 5, 20166 Comments
Thailand's human trafficking problem has been downgraded, but the country's fishing industry is still built on the back of slaves.
Michael SainsburyJun 29, 2016
China-UK economic relations are up in the air after Brexit. Some commentators say that if the UK economy does nose dive, China will pile in with offers of financial support and pick off cheap assets.
Michael SainsburyJun 27, 2016
If China's war games in the South China Sea invoke the wrath of Indonesia, Australia is in for a bumpy and dangerous ride on the geopolitical rollercoaster.