Selected Older Research & Commentary

Peer Reviewed

"Australia between China and the United States", in Kyuroon Kim (Ed), Harmonious Diplomacy between China and the United States: Domestic and International Case Studies (Korean), Korean Institute for National Unification (KINU), Seoul, 2014.

"One era ends, another begins: Australian Federal Election 2013", Election Studies, December 2013.

"Korean Peninsula Unification: Opportunities and Challenges to the Asia-Pacific Economies" in Jae-Jeok Park and Kyuroon Kim (Eds.), Korean Peninsula Division/Unification from the International Perspective, Korean Institute for National Unification (KINU), Seoul, 2012.

"Australia and South Korea as middle-powers: Similar but different" in Heejin Lee (Ed), Understanding Australia (Korean), Yonsei University Press, Seoul, 2012.

"Patterns of negotiation outside a Korean cultural context", Asian Survey, Vol. 52(3), July-August 2012.

"Australia-Korea Year of Friendship 2011", Research Brief, Parliament of Australia, June 2011.

"North Korean nuclear issues: The tip of an iceberg", Australian Institute for International Affairs, 23 June 2009.

"North Korea and non-traditional security issues", Research Brief, Parliament of Australia, June 2009.

"Political change in North Korea", Research Brief, Parliament of Australia, 23 January 2008.

"Middle powers and Korean normalization: An Australian perspective revisited", Policy Forum Online, Nautilus Institute, 30 April 2008.

Mid to long term economic strategy for Oceania (Korean), Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP), Seoul, December 2007.

"Position vacant: middle power coordinator on the Korean peninsula", IFES Forum, September 2007.

"South Korea as a middle power: capacity, behaviour and now opportunity", International Journal of Korean Unification Studies, June 2007.

"North Korea and parliamentary diplomacy", Research Note, Parliament of Australia, 18 June 2007.

"South Korea and the East Asia Summit: Collective identity, balance of power or domestic politics", Research Brief Series, Parliament of Australia, 4 December 2006.

"A North Korean nuclear test", Research Note Series, Parliament of Australia, 28 Sept 2006.

"North Korea: Diplomatic efforts", Research Note Series, Parliament of Australia, 7 Aug 2006.

"Australia-South Korea FTA-Prospects", Research Note, Parliament of Australia, 3 May 2006.

"Cancun to Hong Kong", Research Note, Parliament of Australia, 10 Oct 2005.

"Regional telecommunications overview", Research Note, Parliament of Australia, 14 June 2005.

"Implications Budget 2005-06", Commonwealth of Australia, June 2005.

"Global ageing: Implications for Australia", Research Note, Parliament of Australia, 10 May 2005.

"Foreign ownership in telecommunications", Research Note, Parliament of Australia, 7 Mar 2005.

"Resolving the North Korean Nuclear Crisis—Options and Constraints", Issues Brief, Parliament of Australia, June 2003.

"Economic Effects of Infectious Disease", Research Note, Parliament of Australia, 13 May 2003.

"After Iraq, Korea?", Research Note, Parliament of Australia, 24 Mar 2003.

"Conflict in Iraq and Australian Trade", Research Note, Parliament of Australia, 26 Mar 2003.

"The North Korean Nuclear Crisis – Implications for Australian Trade", Research Note, Parliament of Australia, 3 Feb 2003.

"The North Korea Nuclear Crisis", Issues Brief, Parliament of Australia, Mar 2003.

"ASEAN + 3: Towards the world’s largest FTA", Research Note, Parliament of Australia, 12 Nov 2002.

"Anti-Americanism in South Korea and the Future of the US Presence", Journal of International and Area Studies, Vol. 10 (2), 2002.

Media

"Avoiding leftover mud in relations between Korea and Indonesia", Korea Herald, 22 July 2014.

"Seoul’s middle-power turn in Samarkand?", The Diplomat, 8 July 2014.

"Australia-Korea: Going forward, looking backward", The Diplomat, 4 July 2013.

"Middlepowerism and continuity in South Korean foreign policy", The Diplomat, 29 May 2013.

"South Korea takes growing role as middle power", Korea Herald, 17 April 2013.

"The potential for early political risks in the Park administration", The Peninsula, Korea Economic Institute (KEI), 31 January 2013.

"ROK presidential showdown: Forgotten issues of foreign policy", The Diplomat, 27 October 2012.

"North Korea: What’s next is off the plan", Asia Times, 21 September 2012.

"Korean unification talks: More than just six parties", Korea Herald, 17 July 2012.

"Time to start debate on Korea’s role as middle-power", Korea Herald, 22 March 2012.

"Korea and Australia: A healthy level of disinterest no more", Korea Herald, 17 December 2009.

"Time to go", FDi Magazine (FT Group), 5 October 2006.

"Korean xenophobia faces new challenges", Asia Times, 13 June 2006.

"Extremist Australia", YEN Magazine, June-July 2006.

"A lasting net legacy – South Korean anti-Americanism", Asia Times, 1 June 2006.

"Reds under the bed", YEN Magazine, Feb-Mar 2006.

"Love the money, hate the people", FDi Magazine, Feb-Mar 2006.

"Kimchi politics” YEN Magazine, Dec-Jan 2005-06.

"Getting bombed over cocktails", Asia Times, 29 July 2005.

"Economics of nuclear proliferation", Asia Times, 28 July 2005.

"The price of free trade", Asia Times, 12 July 2005.

"Young North Korea could save old South", Asia Times, 2 Mar 2005.

"Korean agricultural reforms go against the grain", Asia Times, 8 Dec 2004.

"Korean FTAs - Taking the easy way out", Asia Times, 7 Dec 2004.

"China’s hunger for energy outweighs diplomacy", Asia Times, 1 Nov 2004.

"Security Cart Before the Horse", Asia Times, 22 Oct 2004.