China-Australia FTA: What are the security implications for Australia?

By Andrew Reynolds, 24 November, 2014 The recently announced China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) – due to come into effect in 2015 – marks a significant step forward in the growing integration of Sino-Australian economic interests. Significant, because historically, the increasing economic enmeshment brought about by growing bilateral trading ties precludes – or at least significantly reduces- the likelihood of conflict. As regional littoral states in the … Continue reading China-Australia FTA: What are the security implications for Australia?

Welcome to The Analyst – International Relations Blog

Update: 14 April 2018. By Andrew Reynolds. Since I first launched this blog back in 2014, I have graduated with first class honours from a Master’s degree in International Relations (Research Studies)  –  La Trobe University. I am currently seeking work in strategic analysis and strategic communications fields. By Andrew Reynolds, 30 May  2014 Welcome to my blog. I am a graduate student studying for my Masters … Continue reading Welcome to The Analyst – International Relations Blog