INDO/ASIA-PACIFIC

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS: PRIMARY SOURCES

  • Australia (2017), Bishop, Indo-Pacific Oration II, 18 July
  • Japan (2017), Hiramatsu, A Concert at sea [Malabar 2017], 18 July
  • China (2017), Vision for maritime cooperation under the Belt and Road initiative, 20 June
  • Japan (2017), Abe, Asia’s Dream: Linking the Pacific and Eurasia, 5 June
  • Australia-US (2017), Joint Statement (AUSMIN 2017), 5 June
  • Japan (2017), Inada, Upholding the rules-based regional order, 3 June
  • US (2017), ditto, Mattis, US and Asia-Pacific security, 3 June
  • China (2017), Xi, Speech (Belt and Road Forum), 15 May
  • Australia (2017), Sidhu, Indo-Pacific security challenges: Australia’s choices, 8 May
  • India-Australia (2017), Joint Statement, 10 April
  • China (2017), Liu, Deepen regional cooperation in Asia with renewed confidence, BOAO Forum, 26 March
  • China (2017), Liu, Steadily promote cooperation among South China Sea coastal states, BOAO Forum, 25 March
  • Australia (2017), Bishop, Change and uncertainty in the Indo-Pacific, 13 Mar.
  • Japan (2017), Hiramatsu, What is certain in an age of uncertainty, 10 Mar.
  • Sri Lanka (2017), Kariyawasan, Sri Lanka – a growing hub in the Indo-Pacific, 8 March
  • Australia-France (2017), Joint Statement on Enhanced Strategic Partnership between Australia and France, 3 Mar
  • India (2017), Lanba (CNS), Indo-Pacific: possibilities and portents, 16 Feb
  • Japan (2017), Hiramatsu, Opening Remarks (Indo-Pacific region), 13 Feb.
  • Australia (2017), Bishop, Speech (‘US – Australia Dialogue on Cooperation in the Indo-Pacific’), 26 Jan
  • Indonesia-Japan (2017), Joint Statement on strengthening strategic partnership, 15 Jan.
  • Australia-Japan (2017), Joint Statement, 14 Jan.
  • China (2017), White Paper (China‘s Policies on Asia-Pacific Cooperation), 11 Jan.
  • India (2016), Jaishankar, Address (India-China Think Tanks Forum), Dec. 9
  • India-Indonesia (2016) Joint Statement by India and Indonesia on Maritime Cooperation, December 1
  • Australia (2016), Sidhu, India and Australia‘s roles in the Indo-Pacific, Nov. 15
  • India-New Zealand (2016), Joint Statement, Oct 26
  • Japan (2016), Hiramatsu, India & Japan: two maritime democracies, 7 Oct.
  • India-Vietnam (2016), Joint Statement, Sept 3
  • France (2016), Ministry of Defence, France and security in the Asia-Pacific, 23 July
  • China (2016), Liu, Actively practice the Asian Security concept and jointly create a new future of Asia, 12 July
  • US (2016), Annual Report to Congress (Military and Security Developments concerning China), Pentagon, 26 April
  • Australia (2016), Sidhu, The view of Asia from Australia, April 12
  • Australia (2016), Turnbull, 2016 Lowy Lecture (Australian foreign policy/Indo-Pacific), March 24
  • US (2016), Harris, Lets be ambitious together (US-India relations/Indo-Asia-Pacific), March 2
  • US (2016), Harris, PACOM Force Posture (Senate Armed Services Committee), 23 Feb
  • Australia-Japan (2016), Australia-Japan Strategy for Cooperation in the Pacific, 19 Feb
  • US (2016), Harris (PACOM), re. Hawaii and the US rebalance to the Indo-Asia-Pacific, 15 Jan
  • US (2016), Swift, A Cooperative, Prosperous Indian Ocean Region, Jan. 13
  • China (2015), Liu, Uphold win-win cooperation and promote peace & stability, in the Asia-Pacific, 25 Oct.
  • Australia (2015), Varghese, An Australian worldview, 20 Aug
  • Australia (2015), Andrews, [Indo-Pacific] region is our priority, 1 June
  • Australia (2015), Varghese, Energy Security in the Indo-Pacific region, 30 May
  • China-India (2015), Joint Statement on Climate Change, 15 May
  • China-India (2015), Joint Statement, 15 May
  • US-Japan (2015), Guidelines for US-Japan Defense Guidelines, 27 April
  • Australia (2015), Bishop, The Indo-Pacific Oration, 15 April
  • US (2015), Carter, Next phase of the US rebalance to the Asia-Pacific, 6 Apr
  • US (2015), Harris, re Indo-Asia-Pacific rebalance, 31 Mar.
  • US (2014), Obama, re. US rebalance to the Asia-Pacific, 15 Nov.
  • Indonesia (2014), Widodo, The seas should unite not separate us, 14 Nov.
  • APEC (2014)Joint Ministerial Statement, 8 Nov.
  • China-India (2014), Joint Statement … on Building a Closer Developmental partnership, 19 Sept.
  • US (2014), Russel, ASEAN [S.E. Asia] and America, 28 July
  • Japan (2014), Onodera, Japan‘s New Security & Defense Policy, 11 July
  • Japan (2014)Cabinet Decision on Development of Seamless Security Legislation, 1 July
  • China (2014), Wang, Speech (Asian Security Summit), 1 June
  • US (2014), Hagel, Speech (Asian Security Summit), 31 May
  • Japan (2014), Abe, Peace & Prosperity in Asia. The rule of law for all (Asian Security Summit), 30 May
  • Australia (2014), Bishop, Australia in China‘s Century, 30 May
  • China (2014), Xi, New Asian Security Concept, Xi, 21 May
  • Japan (2014), Abe, Japan & NATO as natural partners, 6 May
  • US-Japan (2014), Joint Statement, Shaping the future of the Asia-Pacific & beyond, 25 April
  • US (2014)Rebalancing the Rebalance. Resourcing US diplomatic strategy in the Asia-Pacific region, Majority Staff Report for US Committee on Foreign Relations. US Senate Foreign Senate, 17 Apr.
  • US (2014)Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific (in Strategic Plan 2014-2017), Dep. of State/USAID, 2 Apr.
  • Philippines (2014), Rosario, Promoting regional peace & stability, 21 Mar.
  • Australia (2014) Johnston, Speech (Jakarta ‘International Defence Dialogue’), 19 March
  • Australia (2014), Varghese, Mapping the Future, 24 Feb.
  • US (2014), Harris (US Pacific Fleet), Speech, 11 Feb.
  • US (2014), Russel, Maritime disputes in East Asia, 5 Feb
  • US-Singapore (2014)Joint Statement – Strategic Partnership Dialogue, 27 Jan.
  • Australia (2014), Bishop, USAustralia: the alliance in an emerging Asia, 22 Jan.
  • US (2014), Lockyear (PACOM), Speech (re. US position in the Pacific), 15 Jan.
  • China (2014), Wang, China & US interactions in the Asia-Pacific, 9 Jan
  • US (2014), Harris (US Pacific Fleet), Speech, 7 Jan
  • China (2013)Playing the melody of Asian Cooperation, 31 Dec.
  • Japan (2013)National Security Strategy, 17 Dec
  • China (2013)Shaping the future through Asia-Pacific partnership, 11 Dec.
  • China (2013), Liu, The evolving security situation in Asia & the role of China, 3 Dec
  • US (2013), Harris (US Pacific Fleet), Speech, 31 Nov.
  • China (2013)Air Defense Identification ZoneJapan (2013) Response, US (2013) Response-1; US (2013) Response-2; Australia (2013) Response
  • Australia (2013), Bishop, Australia & the US in the 21st century [& the Indo-Pacific, 22 Nov.
  • Australia (2013), Bishop, Speech (Australia-India relations, Indo-Pacific), 15 Nov.
  • China (2013)China & Pacific Island countries, 9 Nov.
  • US (2013), Lockyear (PACOM), Asia-Pacific US security overview, 5 Nov.
  • US (2013), Kerry, On forging a Pacific future, Oct
  • China (2013), Li, Remarks at East Asia Summit, 11 Oct.
  • Australia (2013), Bishop, Speech (Australia-Japan strategic partnership), 15 Oct
  • China (2013), Xi, Deepen reform & opening up and work together for a better Asia-Pacific, 9 Oct.
  • US-JapandittoToward a more robust alliance, 3 Oct
  • China (2013), Xi, Address (to Indonesian Parliament), 2 Oct.
  • Australia (2013),  Carr, Confidence building measures in the S. China Sea, Aug
  • Australia (2013), Griggs, Confidence building measures in the S. China Sea,   Aug
  • Australia (2013), Carr, Speech [on China] to Asia Society, Hong Kong, Aug
  • Japan (2013), MoD, Defence of Japan 2013 (White Paper), July
  • Australia (2013),  Carr, Australia‘s foreign policy directions, June.
  • US (2013), USAF, Projecting airpower in the Asia-Pacific, June
  • US (2013), Kerry, Remarks on the US-India strategic partnership [& US “rebalance to Asia”], 23 June
  • US (2013), Hagel, Speech (Shangri-La Dialogue), 1 June
  • India (2013), Singh, Speech, on India-Japan relations in Indo-Pacific, 28 May
  • China-India, Joint Statement, 20 May
  • Indonesia (2013),  ditto, Natalegawa, On the Indo-Pacific, 16 May
  • Australia (2013), MoD, Defence White Paper, May
  • US (2013), Pentagon, Military & security developments involving the PRC, May
  • Australia (2013), Varghese, Our journey with India, 16 May
  • Australia (2013)ditto,  Varghese, Australia and Asia, 29 April
  • US (2013), Kerry, Remarks on a 21st century Pacific partnership, 15 Apr.
  • US (2013), Carter, The rise of Asia & the new geopolitics in the Asia-Pacific region, 23 Mar
  • India (2013), Singh, Address (Geopolitics of Indo-Pacific region), 22 Mar.
  • Japan (2013), Abe, Japan is Back, 22 Feb
  • Philippines (2013), Carpio, Our options in response to China‘s seizure of Scarborough Shoal, 8 Feb.
  • India (2013), Rao, America‘s pivot to Asia: the view from India, 4 Feb
  • US (2013), Lockyear (PACOM), Resilience & the Asia-Pacific rebalance, 8 Feb
  • Philippines (2013)Notification & Statement to UNCLOS Arbitration Tribunal, 22 Jan
  • Japan (2013), Abe, The bounty of the open seas: 5 new principles for Japanese diplomacy, 18 Jan.
  • Singapore (2013), Shanmugam, Developments in Asia & their implications, 4 Jan
  • US (2012), Lockyear (PACOM), The Asia-Pacific rebalance, 6 Dec.
  • Japan (2012), Abe, Asia’s Democratic Security Diamond, 27 Dec.
  • US (2012), Lockyear (PACOM), Speech at Kokoda Foundation, 15 Nov.
  • Australia (2012), Smith, Asia-Pacific Chiefs of Defence Force conference, 7 Nov
  • Australia (2012), Gilliard, Australia & India: old friends & new  partners, 17 Oct
  • Australia (2012), Smith, Australia & Indonesia: Strategic partners, 4 Sept
  • US (2012), Carter, The US strategic rebalance to Asia: a defense perspective, 1 Aug.
  • Singapore (2012), Hoong, Speech (re. Singapore-India relations), 11 July
  • Australia (2012), Carr, The East Asia Summit … our regional architecture for the 21st century, 6 July
  • US-New Zealand (2012),  Washington Declaration on defence cooperation, 19 June
  • US (2012), Panetta, The US rebalance toward the Asia-Pacific (Shangri La Dialogue), 2  June
  • Australia (2012), Carr, New Chinese power plays are nothing to be feared, 24 May
  • Philippines (2012), Rosario, Common Challenges, New Developments in the Philippines-US alliance, 2 May
  • Australia (2012), Carr, Australia, the US, & the rise of the Asia-Pacific, 25 Apr.
  • Singapore (2012), Shanmugam, New Directions: Singapore politics & foreign policy, 8 Feb.
  • Australia (2012), Rudd, Prospects for peace in the Pacific: The future of the expanded EAS, 13 Jan.
  • TPP (2011)Outlines of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, 12 Nov.
  • US (2011)ditto, Clinton, On America‘s Pacific Century, 10 Nov.
  • Australia (2011)Australia‘s direction in a dual superpower world, 13 Oct.
  • US (2011), Campbell, Why Taiwan matters, 4 Oct
  • Australia (2011), Rudd, Case for American engagement in Asia, 15 Sept.    
  • Australia (2011), Gilliard, Australia‘s role in Asia, 28 Sept.
  • Philippines (2011), Rosario, Philippine Policy Responses & Action [in the South China Sea], 5 Aug,
  • Australia (2011), Rudd, The rise of Asia, 13 July
  • Philippines (2011), Rosario, The Philippines & the US: a dynamic alliance, 23 June
  • Australia (2011), Rudd, Australian foreign policy & the Asia Pacific century, 3 May

pre-2011 (classics)

  • US-Indonesia (2011)Joint Declarartion on the Comprehensive Partnership, Nov.
  • US (2010),  America‘s engagement in the Asia-Pacific, 28 Oct.
  • Singapore (2010), Yeo, China‘s re-emergence on the global stage, 13 July
  • Philippines (2010), Romulo, Philippine-American Relations in the Emerging Asian regional Architecture, 5 Feb
  • US (2010), Clinton, Regional architecture in Asia: principles-priorities, 12 Jan
  • Australia (2009),  MoD, Defending Australia in the Asia-Pacific century (White Paper), May
  • US (2009), Clinton, USAustralia Relations
  • US (2009)U.S.-Asia Links: Indispensible to our future, Clinton, 13 Feb.
  • China (2009)China‘s National Defense (White Paper), Jan
  • Japan (2008) Fukuda, When the Pacific Ocean becomes an Inland Sea. 5 Pledges to a future Asia, 22 May
  • ASEAN (2007)ASEAN Charter, 20 Nov.
  • Indonesia (2007)Rethinking ASEAN. Toward the ASEAN Community 2015, 7 Aug
  • Japan (2007), Abe, Confluence of the two Seas, 2 Aug.
  • Australia (2007), Downer, Australia & Japan into the future, 6 June.
  • Australia (2007), Downer, How can APEC build regional prosperity?, 19 April
  • Australia-Japan (2007)Joint Declaration on Security Cooperation, 13 March
  • ASEAN (2007), Secretariat, A New ASEAN, Jan.
  • Japan (2007), Abe, Japan & NATO towards further collaboration
  • Malaysia (2005), Badawi, Creating a better understanding of ASEAN-US relations, 15 Sept
  • Australia-Indonesia (2005)Joint Declaration on Comprehensive Partnership Agreement, 4 Apr.
  • Indonesia (2005), Yudhoyono, Building the ASEAN Community: The democratic aspect, 8 Aug.
  • Singapore (2005), Lee, The future of East Asian cooperation, 25 May
  • Indonesia (2003), Yudhoyono, ASEAN today: challenges & responses, 8 Aug
  • China (2002)ditto, MoD, China‘s National Defense (White Paper), Dec.
  • Australia (2002), Downer, The challenge of international terrorism in the Asia-Pacific, 26 Nov
  • Australia (2002), Downer, Australia‘s security policy: new challenges, enduring interests, 4 Nov
  • ASEAN-China (2002)Declaration on the Conduct [DOC] of Parties in the South China Sea, 4 Nov
  • Australia-Japan (2002), Howard/Koizumi, Joint Press Statement/Creative PartnershipAug
  • Japan (2002)Japan and Australia toward a creative partnership, 1 May
  • India (2002), Vajpayee, India‘s perspective on ASEAN & the Asia     Pacific region, 9 April
  • APEC (2001)Shanghai Declaration: Meeting new challenges in the new century, Leaders, 21 Oct
  • Singapore (2002), Goh, Deepening regional integration & cooperation, 2 Oct
  • Malaysia (2004), Badawi, Towards an integrated East Asia Community, 6 Dec.
  • Singapore (2000), Lee, Need for a balancer on East Asia‘s way to world eminence, 23 Nov
  • Singapore (2000), Goh, ASEAN-US challenges, 7 Sept
  • Malaysia (2000), Mahathir, The future of Asia,  9 June
  • Philippines (2000), Ramos, ASEAN’s political & economic prospects in the new century, 17 May
  • Japan (2000), PM’s Commission, Japan‘s place in the world, Jan
  • Philippines (2000), Ramos, Asia‘s woes produce an economic & political silver lining, 29 Mar.
  • Thailand (2000), Chuan, Lessons from East Asian financial crisis, 11 Mar.
  • US (1998)Strategic imperatives in East Asia, Rumsfeld, 3 March
  • US-Japan (1997)Revised Defense Guidelines, 7 June
  • ASEAN (1995)Treaty on the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone, 15 Dec
  • PECC (1994)Kuala Lumpur Concord on Regionalism
  • APEC (1993)Seattle Declaration – Economic Vision statement,  20 Nov
  • China (1990), Deng, China will never allow other countries to interfere in its internal affairs, 11 July
  • China (1984), Deng, One country, two systems, 22/3 June
  • US (1979)Taiwan Relations Act, April
  • China-US (1979)Joint Communique, establishing diplomatic relations, 1 Jan.
  • China (1978), Deng, Realize the 4 Modernizations & never seek  hegemony, 7 May.
  • ASEAN (1976)Treaty of Amity & Cooperation (TOC), 24 Feb
  • US-China (1972), Nixon-Zhou, Shanghai Communique, 28 Feb
  • ASEAN (1971),  Zone of Peace, Freedom and Neutrality (ZOPFAN) Declaration, 27 Nov
  • US (1969), Nixon, Guam Doctrine, 25 July
  • ASEAN (1967)Bangkok Declaration, 8 Aug
  • USSR (1967)The Anti-Soviet Policy of Communist China, 27 Feb
  • US (1966), Fulbright, On the arrogance of power, re. USA in SE Asia
  • Manila Summit (1966), US and allies in Pacific re. South Vietnam support, 25 Oct
  • China (1966), Mao, The Soviet leading clique is a mere dust heap, 25 Oct
  • China (1964), Mao, American imperialism is closely surrounded by the peoples of the World, 28 Nov
  • China (1964), PRC, China gets the Bomb (Statement), 16 Oct
  • China (1964)US imperialism is the most ferocious enemy of the world’s people, 24 Jan
  • China (1963), Apologists of neo-colonialism; inc. ‘Against the ‘Theory of Racism“, “Theory of the Yellow Peril
  • US (1959), Eisenhower, US, The importance to the USA of Vietnam, 4 April
  • China (1956), Mao, US imperialism is a paper tiger, 14 July
  • US-Taiwan (1954)dittoMutual Defence Treaty, 2 Dec.
  • US-S.Korea (1954), Mutual Defense Treaty , 1 Oct
  • US (1954), Eisenhower, Domino Theory, 4 Aug
  • US (1953), Allison, Future disposition of the Ryukyu &  Bonin islands, 18 March
  • Japan-West (1951)Treaty of San Franciscoditto via JSTOR, 8 Sept
  • US-Japan (1951)Security Treaty; comments by AchesonYoshida,     8 Spt
  • SEATO (1954)Manila Pact (S.E. Asia Collective Defense Treaty), 1 Sept
  • ANZUS (1951), ANZUS Security Treaty, 1 Sept
  • US-Philippines (1951)Mutual Defense Treaty, 30 Aug
  • USSR (1951), Criticisms of proposed ‘Treaty of San Francisco’ with Japan, 7 May
  • China (1950), Zhou, Chinese People Will not Tolerate Aggression, 14 Oct.
  • US (1950), Kennan, Advice on SE. Asia & China, recollections May/Aug.
  • US (1950), Acheson, Crisis in China – an examination of United States policy [re. ‘Defense Perimeter’], extracts, 12 Jan
  • China (1949) Mao, The Chinese People have stood up, 21 Sept
  • China (1949), Mao, On the People’s Democratic dictatorship, re. leaning to one side, extracts, 30 June
  • US (1945), Truman, U.S foreign policy on China