In responding to China’s rise, the best strategy for Australia involves a combination of accommodation and “soft balancing.” The viability of this strategy is related to the extent to which U.S.-China relations are cooperative or conflictual. Recent Australian governments have been successful in implementing this preferred strategy.
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Research Article| April 01 2014
Australian Strategies in Response to China’s Rise: The Relevance of the United States
Asian Survey (2014) 54 (2): 319–342.
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Derek McDougall; Australian Strategies in Response to China’s Rise: The Relevance of the United States. Asian Survey 1 April 2014; 54 (2): 319–342. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.2.319
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