David Morris

David Morris

David Morris is a former Australian and multilateral diplomat. He is vice-chair of the UNESCAP Sustainable Business Network, senior research fellow at Beijing Foreign Studies University and research fellow, Corvinus University of Budapest, where he is currently completing a PhD.  Twitter @dm_aus 

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Opinion | Despite Aukus, a China-Australia relationship reset is possible

Any overreaction by China to this unremarkable alliance of traditional partners would only reinforce their current China ‘threat’ narratives. The nuclear submarine announcement could prove to be more about geopolitical posturing than anything else.

Any overreaction by China to this unremarkable alliance of traditional partners would only reinforce their current China ‘threat’ narratives. The nuclear submarine announcement could prove to be more about geopolitical posturing than anything else.

Despite Aukus, a China-Australia relationship reset is possible
15 Nov 2021 - 9:15AM
Opinion | Aukus alliance and nuclear submarine deal lock in Australia’s course in Asia

Australia has chosen a side, tying its future security to deeper integration into the US contest with China. No doubt this is a suitable arrangement for the US, but it raises several questions for Australia – not least what does it lose if the strategy fails?

Australia has chosen a side, tying its future security to deeper integration into the US contest with China. No doubt this is a suitable arrangement for the US, but it raises several questions for Australia – not least what does it lose if the strategy fails?

Aukus alliance and nuclear submarine deal lock in Australia’s course in Asia
27 Sep 2021 - 8:45AM