Integrated deterrence in the Indo-Pacific: Advancing the Australia-United States alliance
Australia is well-placed to shape the Biden administration’s evolving approach to deterrence challenges in the Indo-Pacific, according to new research from the United States Studies Centre. Washington has proposed a new concept of “integrated deterrence” to better address the multi-dimensional security challenges China presents in the Indo-Pacific — an approach that places a heightened premium on the contributions of close allies and partners like Australia.
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A geoeconomic alliance: The potential and limits of economic statecraft
China’s geoeconomic tactics are stymieing its bid for influence in the Indo-Pacific and presents a strategic weakness that Australia and the United States need to exploit, according to new research from the United States Studies Centre’s newly refocused International Economy Program.