Island Off the Coast of Asia: Instruments of statecraft in Australian foreign policy by Clinton Fernandes

Reviewed by
November 2018, no. 406
David Brophy reviews 'Island Off the Coast of Asia: Instruments of statecraft in Australian foreign policy' by Clinton Fernandes

Island Off the Coast of Asia: Instruments of statecraft in Australian foreign policy

by Clinton Fernandes

Monash University Publishing, $29.95 pb, 237 pp, 9781925523799

Island Off the Coast of Asia: Instruments of statecraft in Australian foreign policy by Clinton Fernandes

Reviewed by
November 2018, no. 406

Marise Payne’s recent speech to the United Nations General Assembly touted Australia’s support for ‘rules’ and ‘international law’ in creating a global order that works ‘for the benefit of all nations and people’. But are these really the guiding principles of Australian foreign policy? Clinton Fernandes’s new book gives us reasons to be sceptical.

David Brophy reviews 'Island Off the Coast of Asia: Instruments of statecraft in Australian foreign policy' by Clinton Fernandes

Island Off the Coast of Asia: Instruments of statecraft in Australian foreign policy

by Clinton Fernandes

Monash University Publishing, $29.95 pb, 237 pp, 9781925523799

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