The Lowy Interpreter

Opinion: A Chinese Invasion of Taiwan Isn't Inevitable

Published Feb 6, 2023 9:31 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Daniel R. Depetris] On 1 February, the People’s Liberation Army sent 20 aircraft across the median line div...

Sharing Access to Offshore Energy Within China's "Nine-Dash Line"

Published Feb 5, 2023 9:39 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Suryaputra Wijaksana] Last month, the Indonesian government approved natural gas exploration in the Tuna gas bloc, part of...

Climate Rules Are About to Become Real for International Trade

Published Jan 15, 2023 11:03 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

In 2023, climate rules in international trade become real. With the introduction of the European Union’s Carbon Border Ad...

Op-Ed: Harris' Trip Shows U.S. Support for Philippine Maritime Claims

Published Dec 7, 2022 1:58 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Michael Beltran] US Vice President Kamala Harris’ recent two-day trip to the Philippines makes her the high...

A New Maritime Boundary Dispute: Is Ashmore Reef Part of Australia?

Published Nov 6, 2022 3:05 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Donald R. Rothwell] Is Ashmore Reef part of Australia? That should be a relatively simple question to answer. The reef is a...

China's Contributions to Maritime Governance Must Live Up to its Words

Published Oct 16, 2022 7:07 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Cherry Hitkari] While China’s growing naval presence has garnered much attention, awareness about its global maritime...

A Win for Diplomacy: The New Lebanese-Israeli Maritime Boundary

Published Oct 14, 2022 8:39 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Rodger Shanahan] There has been little to cheer about of late in terms of positive developments towards peace in the Middle...

China's Dam and Canal Megaprojects May Not Save It From Water Crisis

Published Sep 29, 2022 8:15 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Environment

[By Henry Storey] Southern China’s longest drought on record is the latest manifestation of a slow-burning but...

Op-Ed: Military Port Call in Sri Lanka is a Misstep for China's Navy

Published Aug 21, 2022 3:02 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Rupert Stone] The Chinese tracking ship Yuan Wang 5 has finally docked at Hambantota Port in Sri Lanka for replen...

Could France Help Australia Fix its Nuclear-Sub Dilemma?

Published Jul 14, 2022 3:24 PM by The Lowy Interpreter

Posted in: Government

[By Alan J. Kuperman] Recently-elected Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese faces a dilemma on nuclear submarines. Having...

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