16 May 2022
The Bigger Picture: China-Solomon Islands security pact with Dr Euan Graham
In this episode of ASPI’s Bigger Picture series, Dr Alex Bristow, Deputy Director of Defence, Strategy & National Security at ASPI, speaks to Dr Euan Graham, Shangri-La Dialogue Senior Fellow for Asia-Pacific Security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies about the security pact between China and Solomon Islands. Their conversation considers China’s strategic objectives, the different responses to the agreement and its implications for security in the South Pacific.
Mentioned in this episode:
Assessing the Solomon Islands’ new security agreement with China: www.iiss.org/blogs/analysis/202…na-solomon-islands
Guests (in order of appearance):
Dr Alex Bristow: www.aspi.org.au/bio/dr-alex-bristow
Dr Euan Graham: www.iiss.org/people/asia-pacific/euan-graham