Michael Fullilove of the Lowy Institute speaks on the extradition of Julian Assange at the National Press Club

A prominent Australian critic of Julian Assange has issued a new warning about the detained WikiLeaks founder. A leading foreign policy analyst and prominent critic of Julian Assange has said the detained WikiLeaks founder should not be the Australian government’s “only priority”. The Lowy Institute’s executive director, Michael Fullilove, has urged the Albanian government to … Read more

Western powers sound alarm over China’s South Pacific plan

Western powers have sounded the alarm over leaked plans to dramatically expand China’s security and economic reach in the South Pacific. Western powers sounded the alarm on Thursday over leaked plans to dramatically expand China’s security and economic reach in the South Pacific, in what a regional leader called a thinly veiled effort to lock … Read more

How Russia-Ukraine conflict could make China unsure about invading Taiwan

Russia and China are friends of convenience but China has a lot more to lose than Russia – and now Putin may have ruined their grand plan. It could have been everything Chairman Xi Jinping hoped for. A lightning-fast victory. A collapse of democratic unity. The final nail in the coffin for Washington’s credibility. Instead, … Read more