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  • 13 May 2021 12:00

    Indonesia responds to the cyber dark side

    Australia will also benefit from practical bilateral cooperation to enhance Indonesia’s cyber security.

  • 13 May 2021 09:30

    Myanmar and a new kind of civil war

    Urban dissidents trained by battle-hardened guerillas in the countryside could make things harder for the Tatmadaw.

  • 12 May 2021 13:00

    Australian aid: How low can it go?

    As the developing world suffers a crisis unlike any ever seen, the budget shows Australia at its least generous ever.

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People | experts Hervé Lemahieu
Director, Power and Diplomacy Program
Lowy Institute
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Areas of ExpertiseGlobal governance and multilateralism; Indo-Pacific power and diplomacy; Geo-economics; Australian Foreign Policy; Southeast Asian politics; Myanmar

Asia Power Index 2020

The annual Asia Power Index measures resources and influence to assess the relative power of states in Asia. It is an analytical tool that ranks 26 countries and territories in terms of what they have, and what they do with what they have — reaching as far west as Pakistan, as far north as Russia

Emerging From COVID: Policy Responses To The Pandemic

In this new feature, Lowy Institute experts provide policy recommendations for Australia to address issues that are critical to our nation’s — and the world’s — successful emergence from the pandemic

How Power Adapts to a Changed World

At the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, the Lowy Institute’s Hervé Lemahieu used the Asia Power Index to chart what might happen to the distribution of power as we move from an open and consensual world order to one that is defined more by competition and zero-sum politics

Thailand poised for an orderly royal succession

The passing of an ailing octogenarian can never be truly unexpected. Yet the mood in Thailand is one of collective shock at the death of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch. Against this backdrop, the military transitional government of Prayut Chan-Ocha has begun