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Mark Beeson

University of Western Australia

Mark Beeson is a professor of international politics at the University of Western Australia. Before joining UWA, he taught at Murdoch University, Griffith University, the University of Queensland, the University of York (UK), and the University of Birmingham, where he was also head of department. He is the founding editor of "Critical Studies of the Asia Pacific."

Articles by Mark Beeson

Politics

Without America and Without a Plan

Thursday, February 8, 2018

What if the United States withdrew its strategic commitment to allies in the Indo-Pacific? Taking that hypothesis seriously, Hugh White's latest essay, "Without America: Australia in the New Asia," suggests that Australia does not have any other option than engaging China—and neither does the rest of Asia.