Dr John Lee

BA(Hons) BLLB UNSW, MPhil PhD Oxford
Michael Hintze Fellow for Energy Security and an Adjunct Associate Professor

H04 - Merewether Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 6752

Biographical details

Dr. John Lee joins the Centre for International Security Studies as the Michael Hintze Fellow for Energy Security and an Adjunct Associate Professor.

Dr. John Lee is also a non resident senior scholar at the Hudson Institute in Washington DC and on the Board of Directors of the Kokoda Foundation, a strategic and defence think-tank in Canberra.

His articles are frequently published in the world’s leading policy and academic journals, and he has contributed hundreds of opinion pieces to over forty leading newspapers and magazines in America, Europe and Asia such as the Washington Post, New York Times, Times of London, Wall Street Journal, Global Times, Time, Forbes, Der Speigel, International Herald Tribune, Financial Times, South China Morning Post, Business Week, Newsweek in addition to all major newspapers in Australia.

A frequent media commentator on all major international television and radio networks in America, Europe, Asia and Australia, he is one of only a handful of Australians ever invited to formally testify to US Congressional committees such as the US-China Security and Economic Review Commission. Dr. Lee is regularly invited to brief Ministerial and Secretarial level officials in the United States, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Taiwan, India and Australia.

He gained his first class honours degrees in Arts (Philosophy) and Laws from the University of New South Wales, and his Masters and Doctorate degrees from the University of Oxford whilst on a Chevening Scholarship. Dr Lee is Michael Hintze Fellow for Energy Security.

Research interests

  • Energy Security
  • Chinese political-economy and foreign policy
  • Foreign policies of America, Australia, India and Southeast Asia

Teaching and supervision

CISS6020 - Geopolitics of Energy Security in Asia

Current projects

PUBLICATIONS

Books Authored and Edited

Lee, J 2009, Will China Fail?, 2nd edn, Centre for Independent Studies, Sydney.

Lee, J 2007, Will China Fail?, Centre for Independent Studies, Sydney.

Lee, J 2007, Foundations for Modern Approaches to the China Security Question, Security & Defence Studies Centre, ANU, Canberra.

Refereed Journal Articles

Lee, J 2012, "The Re-emergence of China: Economic & Strategic Implications for Australia", The Australian Economic Review, vol. 45, no. 4, pp.484-487.

Lee, J 2012, "China's Geostrategic Search for Oil", The Washington Quarterly, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 75-92.

Lee, J 2008, "Beyond the Beijing Olympics - Reassessing China's Future", Australian Institute of International Affairs Special Commentary, June.

Lee, J 2007, "Issues in Australian Foreign Policy", Australian Journal of History & Politics, vol. 53, no. 4, December.

Non-refereed Journal Articles

Lee, J 2013, "The Strategic Consequences of an Ageing China", The National Interest, Jan/Feb.

Lee, J 2012, "A Tilt Towards China? Australia Reconsiders its American Ties", World Affairs Journal, Nov/Dec.

Lee, J 2012, "China’s Corporate Leninism", The American Interest, May/June.

Lee, J 2011, "China still has a long way to go", East-West Center Asia-Pacific Bulletin, no. 134.

Lee, J 2011, "Brittle China: India and the Chinese Vulnerabilities", India International Centre Occasional Publication 29, August.

Lee, J 2011, "Wily panda, wary eagle" American Review, August.

Lee, J 2010, "The Geo-Political Shape of Asia in 2020", Policy, Winter.

Lee, J 2010, "An Exceptional Obsession", The American Interest, May/June.

Lee, J 2010, "APAC 2020: The future is already here", The Diplomat, January.

Lee, J 2009, "Structural flaws will limit China's rise", World Politics Review, November.

Lee, J 2009, "Is China Really an "East Asian Success Story"?", Policy, Winter.

Lee, J 2009, "Western vs. Authoritarian Capitalism", The Diplomat, May/June.

Lee, J 2008, "Beyond the Beijing Olympics - Reassessing China's Future", Australian Institute of International Affairs Special Commentary, June.

Lee, J 2007, "Issues in Australian Foreign Policy", Australian Journal of History & Politics 53:4, December.

Lee, J 2007, "China as an evolutionary market system", Policy, Spring.

Lee, J 2007, "China's ASEAN invasion", The National Interest, May/June.

Lee, J 2006, "Malaysia's two-step hedging strategy", ASPI Strategic Insight, April.

Book Chapters

Lee, J (2013 forthcoming), "Energy Security in Asia", in P Battersby (ed), Sage Handbook of Globalisation, Sage Press, New York.

Lee, J 2012, "Divergence in Australia's Security and Economic Interests?", in J O'Reilly (ed), China-Australia Relations at 40, UNSW Press, Sydney.

Lee, J 2012 "Overseas Chinese and China's Foreign Policy", in E Kavalski (ed), Chinese Foreign Policy, Ashgate, Oxford.

Lee, J 2011, "Malaysia 'Punching Above Its Weight'ŠAnd Finally Hitting the Target", in D Singh (ed), Southeast Asian Affairs, ISEAS, Singapore.

Reports

Lee, J 2012, "China’s Fifth Generation Leadership", Asianomics Expos, No. 25, November.

Lee, J 2012, "Rebalancing in China", Asianomics No. 5, June.

Lee, J 2012, "Strategic Risk and Opportunity", Dept. of Defence Risk Assessment, April.

Lee, J 2011, "Lonely Power, Staying Power: The Rise of China and the Resilience of US Pre-eminence", Lowy Institute Snapshot 10 September.

Lee, J 2011, "The Fail of China", Asianomics No. 4, May.

Lee, J 2011, "Malaysian Dilemma: The Enduring Cancer of Affirmative Action", CIS Foreign Policy Analysis No.6, February.

Lee, J 2010, "Unrealised Potential: India's 'Soft Power' Ambition in Asia", CIS Foreign Policy Analysis No.4, June.

Lee, J 2010, "The Fantasy of Taming China's Rise", CIS Foreign Policy Analysis No. 3, May.

Lee, J 2009, "The importance of India: Restoring sight to Australia's strategic blind spot", CIS Foreign Policy Analysis No. 2, November.

Lee, J 2009, "Understanding and preserving the foundations of America's advantage in Asia", Hudson Institute Paper, September.

Lee, J 2009, "Why America will lead the 'Asian Century'", CIS Foreign Policy Analysis No. 1, August.

Lee, J 2008, "China's Insecure Search for Power", CIS Issue Analysis, November.

Lee, J 2008, "People's Armed Police Becoming the Party's army", Jamestown Foundation China Brief, June.

Lee, J 2008, "Democracy in China on Hold", CIS Issue Analysis, May.

COMMENTARY

Opinion Pieces

Lee, J 2013, “Intra-party war and fall of Kevin Rudd”, The Straits Times, 29 March 2013.

Lee, J 2013, "No change in N Korea - Google just a useful stooge", The Australian, 4 January 2013.

Lee, J 2013, "Little hope for change in Pyongyang", Wall Street Journal, 3 January 2013.

Lee, J 2012, "Tokyo go take a tougher line with China", New York Times, 17 December 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “Retreat of private sector a millstone for Beijing's next leaders”, The Australian, 3 November 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “India should not copy China’s model”, The Australian, 19 October 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “Much to admire – and fear – about rising China”, The Drum, 30 July 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “Abbott said what needed to be said about China”, The Australian, 26 July 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “Ties that need to mature rapidly”, Australian Financial Review, 4 July 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “Exporters hit Chinese wall”, Australian Financial Review, 15 May 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “Chen’s US asylum quest puts China in a bind”, The Australian, 5 May 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “NBN ban a matter of trust”, Australian Financial Review, 27 March 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “Carr must junk flawed idea of three players in Asia”, The Australian, 5 March 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “Oz doubts US staying power”, Wall Street Journal (Asia), 14 September 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “Beijing shrugs at Shangri-La”, Wall Street Journal (Asia), 4 June 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “The Link Between Rising Powers' Regime Type and International Liberal Order”, National Intelligence Council Global Trends 2030 (USA), 31 May 2012.

Lee, J 2012, In China, Economics is Politics”, Business Week (USA), 17 May 2012.

Lee, J 2012 “How the Chen Guangcheng case will test US-China relations”, Time.com, 30 April 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “The Geopolitics of US Energy Security”, The International Economy (USA), Summer, 2012.

Lee, J 2012, “China’s gold rush reflects a loss of faith in the growth miracle”, Financial Times (UK), 17 February 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "New khao suey diplomacy", Hindustan Times, 3 February 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "Knock down this great wall of lies", The Australian, 14 August 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "Much to admire - and fear - about a rising China", The Drum, 30 July 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "Abbott said what needed to be said about China", The Australian, 26 July 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "Ties with Indonesia must mature rapidly", The Australian Financial Review, 4 July 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "False Hopes for Chinese Economic 'Integration'", The East-West Center Asia-Pacific Bulletin, 12 April 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "Progress and potholes for Burma", The National Interest, 4 April 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "NBN ban a matter of trust", The Australian Financial Review, 27 March 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "China must face home truths on Tibet", The Australian, 14 February 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "Don"t be fooled by Chinese whispers", The Australian, 13 January 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "China's economy a party plan", Australian Financial Review, 5 January 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "Beijing Shrugs at Shangri-La", The Wall Street Journal, 3 June 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "In China, Economics is Politics", Bloomberg, 16 May 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "How the Chen Guangcheng Case Will Test China-US Relations", Time, 30 April 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "China's Corporate Leninism", The American Interest, May/June 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "Why Burma would turn on China", The Atlantic, 3 February 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "Is Burma turning on China", The National Interest online, 2 February 2012.

Lee, J 2012, "China's fake carbon tax", Wall Street Journal, 11 January 2012.

Lee, J 2011, “A Chance for North Koreans”, International Herald Tribune, 21 December.

Lee, J 2011, "A strong yuan? Careful what you wish for", Business Week, 6 October 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "China's state-owned billionaires", Washington Times, 23 September 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "China's rich list riddled with Communist Party members", Forbes, 14 September 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "China's false promises", Wall Street Journal, 12 September 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "China's exports don"t fuel boom", Washington Times, 7 July 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "China's Influence Gap", Wall Street Journal, 6 June 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "China's Self-Defeating Currency Policy", Business Week, 12 May 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "China's American Obsession", Foreign Policy, 6 May 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "The China Hedge", The National Interest, 1 April 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Cracks in 'Great Firewall of China'", Washington Times, 1 April 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Why Taiwan Will Fail," Wall Street Journal, 1 April 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Good news for Chinese banks, bad news for reforms", Forbes, 31 March 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Why Australia's socialist Prime Minister now loves America", Weekly Standard, 11 March 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Malaysia's Phony War on Affirmative Action", Business Week, 3 March 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Watching Egypt Crumble", Washington Times, 4 February 2010.

Lee, J 2011, "Hu's Real Agenda", Wall Street Journal, 21 January 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Cooperation and the Chinese Hydra", The National Interest, 19 January 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Beijing's motives behind rare-earth metals", Forbes, 3 January 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "North Korea's passage: from father to son", The Drum, ABC, 20 December 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "China's lopsided balancing act", Business Spectator, 24 November 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Dragon's rise sees Asia year for Uncle Sam", The Australian, 22 November 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "It's business as usual, despite Beijing's bluster", Australian Financial Review, 18 November 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Why the US troop deal has hit a raw nerve in China", Crikey, 18 November 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Provocative Abbott on the money with China remarks", Crikey, 20 October 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "How Abbott hit the mark on China", Business Spectator, 20 October 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Rising China has limited influence", The Australian, 12 October 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Spoiling for a US trade fight?", Business Spectator, 10 October 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Our China ties are firmly bound", Business Spectator, 30 September 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Self-interest drives Euro play", The Australian Financial Review, 19 September 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "The greening of China a mirage", The Australian, 19 September 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "China's structural danger", The Australian Financial Review, 3 September 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Brace for a hard China landing", The Business Spectator, 1 September 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Pakistan a Chinese pawn to stall India", The Australian, 19 July 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Beware China's control of rare earth minerals", The Australian, 27 June 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "China and the tactical utility of international norms", ASPI Strategic Forum, 22 June 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Japan's economic demons dog China", Business Spectator, 25 May 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "PM may trump Rudd in managing China", The Australian, 21 April 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Haunted by China's ghost cities", Business Spectator, 30 March 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Communist Party Needs to Loosen its Grip", Australian Financial Review, 9 March 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Percentage Banking", Australian Financial Review, 7 March 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Egypt's fate could yet be Malaysia's future", The Australian, 25 February 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "A Chance for North Koreans", International Herald Tribune, 21 December 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Saving itself", South China Morning Post, 12 November 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "China will rescue Europe - eventually", Straits Times, 4 November 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "On the sidelines", South China Morning Post, 12 September 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "US will remain the preeminent player in Asia", China-US Focus, 1 July 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Missing the woods for the trees", Hindustan Times, 21 June 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "I see a deepening of mistrust and strategic competition between India and China", Rediff.com, 17 June, 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Little chance for Canberra to cleave to Beijing", Global Times, 28 April 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Lack of reform at Chinese banks", Korea Herald, 1 April 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "The problem with China's banks: unknown and unknowable", The Asian Banker, 28 February 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Charm defensive", The Hindustan Times, 18 February 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "The lessons of a loose grip", South China Morning Post, 8 February 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Why US-China Cooperation Is Proving So Elusive", Time magazine, 19 January 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "China banks on authoritarian capitalism", Gulf News, 12 February 2011.

Lee, J 2010, "China's New Silk Road geo-strategy in Asia", Tehran Times, 4 February 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China's new Silk Road", Gulf News, 31 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China unbound", Daily News, 25 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China unbound", Jordan Times, 10 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China unbound", Khaleej Times, 9 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China unbound", Today's Zaman, 7 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China unbound", Al-Watan, 6 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China unbound", Journal of Turkish Weekly, 3 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "People's Republics", The Hindustan Times, 24 December 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Realities of competition in the ASEAN region", The Daily Inquirer, 24 November 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "US moves towards sifter, subtler face in Asia", New Straits Times, 17 November 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "As U.S. envoy to ASEAN", Korea Herald, 16 November 2010.

Lee, J 2010, ""Managing" tensions as China rises", New Straits Times, 25 September 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Japan-China boat row a reminder of bilateral tension", Korea Herald, 24 September 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "A World Away", Time magazine, vol. 176, no. 10, 6 September 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Obama switching sides over China", China Daily, 5 August 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Of course this rise is peaceful", The Indian Express, 19 July 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "More modest role for Australia in Asia", The Daily Inquirer, 5 July 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Hard-sell Soft Power", The Hindustan Times, 2 July 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Gillard's focus will be domestic", Straits Times, 25 June 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Opacity the heart of PLA strategy", New Straits Times, 10 June 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Opaqueness at heart of Chinese military US strategy", Korea Herald, 9 June 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "The PLA's perilous doctrine of ambiguity", South China Morning Post, 8 June 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "EU not on China's chessboard", The Diplomat, 13 May 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Indonesia President offers Australian PM Rudd chance for redemption", Jakarta Post, 10 March 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "High level meeting offers Australian PM redemption", China Post, 10 March 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Rudd seeks redemption from Susilo's meeting", New Straits Times, 10 March 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Perception Gap", Time magazine, vol. 175, no. 9, 8 March 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "New Silk Roads to the Middle Kingdom", South China Morning Post, 5 February 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China's New Silk Road geo-strategy in Asia", Opinion Asia, 28 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Don"t underestimate India's consumers", The Economic Times, 22 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Why is Google such a headache for China?", New Straits Times, 20 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China marks a new beginning", The Sunday Indian, 17 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Expecting an unbound generation of leaders", The Frontier Post, 11 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China's next generation of leaders", Taipei Times, 11 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "The new guard", South China Morning Post, 11 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Expecting an unbound generation of leaders", The Japan Times, 10 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China unbound", The Independent, 7 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China unbound under new leadership", Korea Herald, 6 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China Unbound", The Himalayan Times, 3 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Europe's past shall not be Asia's future," Pravda, 27 September 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Watch out for Russian Wild-Card in Asia-Pacific", The Australian, 29 December 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Tearing Chindia apart", Business Spectator, 15 December 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Rudd deserves points for confronting some brutal truths", Crikey, 6 December 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "In the Asian century, Washington must still offer leadership", Crikey, 9 November 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China-Japan Tensions Will Rise", Business Spectator, 22 September 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "What China's huge traffic jam reveals", Business Spectator, 27 August 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "A way India can outshine China", Business Spectator, 14 July 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "India needs to flex its soft muscles", Sydney Morning Herald, 29 June 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China's well-timed currency kowtow", The Australian, 23 June 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "India's rise helps complement US interests", The Australian, 4 June 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Don"t buy China's growth mirage", Business Spectator, 24 May 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Authoritarian China won"t bow to US policy", Australian Financial Review, 14 May 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China will not be tamed", Business Spectator, 7 May 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "What did Hu expect?", Business Spectator, 30 March 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "In dealing with Beijing, over-ambition tends to backfire", The Australian, 26 March 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Why China is stepping on toes", Business Spectator, 23 March 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Inflation will not lead to rise in yuan", Australian Financial Review, 23 March 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China between T-bills and a hard place", Australian Financial Review, 3 March 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Why Rudd has outstayed his welcome in Asia", The Spectator Australia, 16 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China's National Insecurity", Wall Street Journal, 22 December 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China and India's Growing Energy Rivalry", Business Week, 16 December 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Chinese want degrees, not democracy", Washington Times, 3 December 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "If the Chinese bubble burst...", The International Economy, Fall 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "The end of the Charm offensive", Foreign Policy, 26 October 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "The stakes at the East Asia Summit", Wall Street Journal, 26 October 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China Won"t Revalue the Yuan", Foreign Policy, 25 September 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "The End of Smile Diplomacy?", The National Interest online, 23 September 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "The Resurrection of Kevin Rudd", Wall Street Journal, 12 September 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "If Only China Were More Like Japan", San Francisco Chronicle, 5 September 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China's Traffic Jam Tells a Story", Forbes, 3 September 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "If Only China Were More Like Japan", Business Week, 1 September 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China's Water Grab", Foreign Policy, 24 August 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China's Rise and the Road to War", Wall Street Journal, 6 August 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Obama switches side on China", The San Francisco Examiner, 2 August 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Unpacking the black box", Newsweek, 30 July 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Obama Switching Sides Over China", Weekly Standard, 30 July 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "The Uncurious Case of Xue Feng's Jail Sentence", Forbes, 8 July 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "A well-timed currency kowtow", Wall Street Journal, 21 June 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "India's Edge Over China: Soft Power", Business Week, 17 June 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China's Got a Secret", Foreign Policy, 10 June 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China won"t go for the soft touch", Washington Times, 8 April 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Rio Tinto Executive Jailed", Forbes, 30 March 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Can China Become the World's Engine for Growth: A Symposium of Views", The International Economy, Winter 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Paper Tiger: China's No Threat to the US", Business Week, 25 February 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Confronting China's Bipolar Reality", Washington Times, 18 February 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Grandes Problemas Con La Gran China", Foreign Policy Spanish Edition, Feb-Mar 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Big Trouble With Big China", Foreign Policy, 3 February 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China won"t be a 'responsible stakeholder'", Wall Street Journal, 2 February 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Don"t underestimate India's Consumers", Business Week, 21 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Why Russia still matters in the Asian Century", World Politics Review, 20 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "Changes ahead for China?", Buenos Aires Herald, 4 January 2010.

Lee, J 2010, "China desatada" ("China Unbound"), El Tiempo, 3 January 2010.

Lee, J 2009, "China's next generation takes power", The Australian, 8 January 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China's intransigence a sign if insecurity", The Australian, 29 December 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Rudd fails to court New Delhi", The Australian, 6 November 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Beijing birthday spin distorts reality", The Australian, 2 October 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Much at stake in rare metals bid", Australian Financial Review, 10 September 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Beijing must work to rebuild its reputation", The Newcastle Herald, 26 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Region doesn"t need the PM's architecture", The Australian, 19 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Ties that bind hold ambitions in check", Australian Financial Review, 1 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China not ready to lead the world", Sydney Morning Herald, 18 July 2009

Lee, J 2009, "20 years on from Tiananmen, political reform no closer", ABC Online, 4 June 2009

Lee, J 2009, "Democracy's long march to China", The Australian, 3 June 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "India gets into the swing of things", Brisbane Times, 18 May 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "India gets into the swing of things", Sydney Morning Herald, 18 May 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Soft power, hard choices", The Canberra Times, 4 April 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Soft power, hard choices", Sydney Morning Herald, 4 April 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Bringing China in one step at a time", Australian Strategic Policy Institute Strategic Forum, 5 February 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Beijing's annus horribilus", Online Opinion, 2 February 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China needs a new way", The Australian, 27 January 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Double-edged sword in Obama's use of technology", Online Opinion, 20 January 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "The Rebirth of Charter 08", Wall Street Journal, 29 December 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Don"t Overlook India's Consumer Market for China's", Business Week, 22 December 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Boring Summits are Better for Everyone", Foreign Policy, 20 November 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Pacific Angst", Foreign Policy, 12 November 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China at 60: No More Excuses", Business Week, 5 October 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China's Statistical Setback", Forbes, 1 October 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "The Party's not over: Why China's 60th birthday is nothing to celebrate", Foreign Policy, 28 September 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China's ring of power", Foreign Policy, 10 September 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Why America will lead the 'Asian Century'", The International Economy, Fall, 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Por qué Estados Unidos liderará el ‘siglo asiático" ("Why the US will lead the 'Asian Century'"), El Nuevo Diario, 22 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Por qué Estados Unidos liderará el 'siglo asiático" ("Why America will lead the 'Asian Century'"), El Tiempo, 17 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "An Insider's Guide to Washington's China War", Foreign Policy, 29 July 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Getting Asia's buy-in for a US-India partnership", World Politics Review, 29 July 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China's 100 years of ineptitude", Foreign Policy, 14 July 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China's latest Tibet", Foreign Policy, 6 July 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "India's rising tide", Wall Street Journal, 2 July 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China isn"t all it's cracked up to be", Forbes, 23 June 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Becoming Asia's swing state", Washington Times, 20 May 2009.

Lee, J 2009, ""Smoke or else" edict indicates deeper problem in China", World Politics Review, 15 May 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China unbound", Project Syndicate, 31 December 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China fears climate change openness", The Guardian online, 23 December 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China at 60: No More Excuses for Growing Rich-Poor Gap", Der Speigel International, 6 October 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China's empty land reform", The Guardian online, 4 July 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Why China fears Obama: The danger of an attractive America", International Herald Tribune, 3 February 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "The year of the Ox will bring little prosperity for the Chinese", The Times, 26 January 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Chinese urbanization put on hold", Korea Herald, 22 December 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "No relief for rural poor", South China Morning Post, 19 December 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "For once, it's better to end with a whimper", The Straits Times, 25 November 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China's Africa gambit", Time Magazine, vol. 174, no. 19, 16 November 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Jakarta's regional strategy on the right track", The Jakarta Post, 14 November 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "India fast becoming Asia's swing state", The Korea Herald, 4 November 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China's potential enemy is US" good friend", New Straits Times, 3 November 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Bush Legacy: Better US-India Relations", Straits Times, 8 October 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "At 60, no more excuses for China", China Post, 6 October 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "As China gets richer, its people get poorer", New Straits Times, 6 October 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Ending excuses for China at age 60", Philippines Inquirer, 5 October 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Ending excuses for China at age 60", The Korea Herald, 4 October 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Why US will lead the 'Asian Century'", New Straits Times, 25 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿’¿¿¿¿" ("Why the US will lead the Asian Century"), Lianhe Zaobao, 24 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Why America will lead 'Asian Century'", The Korean Herald, 22 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Why America will lead 'Asian Century'", The New Nation, 21 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Why the US will lead the 'Asian Century'", The Taipei Times, 19 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "¿¿¿¿¿’¿¿¿¿’¿'("Why the US will lead the Asian Century"), Nanfang Daily, 19 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Still a leading influence in balance of power", The Straits Times, 18 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Leader by consent", South China Morning Post, 18 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿" ("Why the US will lead the Asian Century"), Puyang Daily, 17 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "¿¿¿¿¿’¿¿¿¿’¿" ("Will America lose its hegemony in Asia?"), Oriental Morning Post, 17 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "America's hegemony in Asia to persist", The Brunei Times, 15 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Why America will lead the 'Asian Century'", Burma Digest, 15 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Getting Asia's approval for an Indo-US partnership", Opinion Asia, 22 July 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Don"t bridge this difference", The Hindustan Times, 2 July 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China no longer learning East Asian lessons", Philippines Daily Inquirer, 29 June 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China's progress looks nothing like Singapore's", The Straits Times, 29 June 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Beijing's façade of resilience", Asia Times, 25 June 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China no longer learning, utilizing East Asia lessons", The China Post, 23 June 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Gloss cannot hide rot in China's growth story", The New Straits Times, 23 June 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China no longer learning E. Asian lessons", The Korea Herald, 22 June 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Rudd still needing strategy lessons from Asian allies", Opinion Asia, 31 May 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "India fast becoming Asia's 'swing state'", The Straits Times, 20 May 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Australian in a bind about China", The Korea Herald, 7 May 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Australia in a bind deciphering China's future intentions", The China Post, 6 May 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Now it's China's turn to learn from India", Opinion Asia, 2 May 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿"(Hilary's India mistake), Sing Tao Daily, 4 March 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Clinton's mistake on tour was to skip India", The Japan Times, 3 March 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "India should have been on Clinton's Asia itinerary", South China Morning Post, 2 March 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Hilary Clinton's India mistake", Opinion Asia, 26 February 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Allies wary of focus on China", The Straits Times, 14 February 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Why China is afraid of Obama", Sing Tao Daily, 5 February 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Over governed China is the worse governed", New Straits Times, 28 January 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "China woos Africa - And not just for its resources", The New Times, 13 November 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Why America will lead the 'Asian Century'", Business Day, 6 October 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Why America will lead the 'Asian century'", Al-Watan, 27 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Why America will lead the 'Asian Century'", The Jordan Times, 20 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Why America will lead the 'Asian Century'", Today's Zaman, 16 August 2009.

Lee, J 2009, "Why America will lead the 'Asian Century'", Daily News, 16 August 2009.

Lee, J 2008, "Why Obama must look to the Pacific before the Atlantic", Opinion Asia, 19 November 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Land reforms fall short for China farmers", The Standard, 13 November 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Why McCain is a better ally for Malaysia", New Straits Times, 4 November 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Is McCain closer to RI?", The Jakarta Post, 3 November 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Plight of Chinese peasants could worsen", Straits Times, 25 October 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Rudd's plan displeases Asia", The Brunei Times, 3 July 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Rudd's Security Community Annoying Asia", The Jakarta Post, 30 June 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "The Rise of another red army", Asia Times, 20 June 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Out of whack with Asia", The Straits Times, 18 June 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Will China Fail? - A Review", Far Eastern Economic Review, Jan/Feb, 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "How China bought its graduates" loyalty", The Guardian online, 8 December 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Why China wants to win", International Herald Tribune, 13 November 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Why China wants multilateralism in Asia", Henry Jackson Society Featured Article, July 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Why China doesn"t break", The Guardian online, 1 June 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Beijing's stimulus may not help its struggling consumption donkey", International Business Times, 15 November 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Should Australia moderate between the US and China", Online Opinion, 18 November 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Mediating US-China relations a bridge too far for Canberra", The Canberra Times, 13 November 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "China's Will to Power", Business Spectator, 13 November 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Tainted milk is part of a bigger problem for Chinese civil society", The Australian, 25 September 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Doubts over China's economic strategy", WA Business News, 21 August 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Kevin Rudd's Security Community Will Annoy Asia", National Business Review, 20 June 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "China's Complicit Universities", Campus Review, 9 June 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Democracy only for the few in China", Business Spectator, 31 May 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "China's Me Generation", The Weekend Australian, 31 May 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "China's donkey consumption is dragging its hooves", The Age, 30 May 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "No brides for China's 30 million bachelors", The Courier Mail, 28 May 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Democracy's slowboat to China getting slower", The Canberra Times, 28 May, 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "Tibetan monks fuelling Beijing's paranoia", The Australian, 18 March 2008.

Lee, J 2008, "A rotting core: the other side of China's miracle", Sydney Morning Herald, 12 March 2008

Lee, J 2007, "A contrarian view of the economic miracle - Will China Fail?", South China Morning Post, 22 October 2007.

Interviews

Lee, J 2011, "China's growth", Lateline Business, ABC TV, 1 September 2011.

Lee, J 2011, "Leadership Change", Newsline, ABC TV, 25th August 2011.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Lee, J. (2014). Trends in Southeast Asia: Reforms will determine degree of Vietnam's dependence on China. Trends in Southeast Asia: Reforms will determine degree of Vietnams dependence on China, (pp. 1-48). Singapore: ISEAS Publishing (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies).
  • Lee, J. (2014). Trends in Southeast Asia:China's economic engagement with Southeast Asia: Malaysia. Trends in Southeast Asia:Chinas economic engagement with Southeast Asia: Malaysia, (pp. 1-51). Singapore: ISEAS Publishing (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies).
  • Lee, J. (2013). Trends in Southeast Asia:China's economic engagement with Southeast Asia: Indonesia. Chinas Economic Engagement with Southeast Asia: Indonesia, (pp. 1-40). Singapore: ISEAS Publishing (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies).
  • Lee, J. (2013). Trends in Southeast Asia:China’s economic engagement with Southeast Asia: Thailand. In Ooi Kee Beng (Eds.), Trends in South East Asia, (pp. 1-32). Singapore: ISEAS Publishing (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies).

Journals

  • Lee, J. (2013). Australia's 2015 Defence White Paper: Seeking Strategic Opportunities in Southeast Asia to Help Manage China's Peaceful Rise. Contemporary Southeast Asia: a journal of international and strategic affairs, 35(3), 395-422. [More Information]
  • Lee, J. (2013). Cyber kleptomaniacs: Why China Steals our Secrets. World Affairs (Washington), September/October, 73-79.
  • Lee, J. (2012). A Tilt Toward China?: Australia Reconsiders Its American Ties. World Affairs (Washington), 175(4), 62-70.
  • Lee, J. (2012). China's Geostrategic Search for Oil. The Washington Quarterly, 35(3), 75-92. [More Information]

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Lee, J. (2013). Pitfalls of an Aging China. The National Interest, 123.
  • Lee, J. (2012). China's Corporate Leninism. The American Interest, Vol VII, No. 5.

2014

  • Lee, J. (2014). Trends in Southeast Asia: Reforms will determine degree of Vietnam's dependence on China. Trends in Southeast Asia: Reforms will determine degree of Vietnams dependence on China, (pp. 1-48). Singapore: ISEAS Publishing (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies).
  • Lee, J. (2014). Trends in Southeast Asia:China's economic engagement with Southeast Asia: Malaysia. Trends in Southeast Asia:Chinas economic engagement with Southeast Asia: Malaysia, (pp. 1-51). Singapore: ISEAS Publishing (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies).

2013

  • Lee, J. (2013). Australia's 2015 Defence White Paper: Seeking Strategic Opportunities in Southeast Asia to Help Manage China's Peaceful Rise. Contemporary Southeast Asia: a journal of international and strategic affairs, 35(3), 395-422. [More Information]
  • Lee, J. (2013). Cyber kleptomaniacs: Why China Steals our Secrets. World Affairs (Washington), September/October, 73-79.
  • Lee, J. (2013). Pitfalls of an Aging China. The National Interest, 123.
  • Lee, J. (2013). Trends in Southeast Asia:China's economic engagement with Southeast Asia: Indonesia. Chinas Economic Engagement with Southeast Asia: Indonesia, (pp. 1-40). Singapore: ISEAS Publishing (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies).
  • Lee, J. (2013). Trends in Southeast Asia:China’s economic engagement with Southeast Asia: Thailand. In Ooi Kee Beng (Eds.), Trends in South East Asia, (pp. 1-32). Singapore: ISEAS Publishing (Institute of Southeast Asian Studies).

2012

  • Lee, J. (2012). A Tilt Toward China?: Australia Reconsiders Its American Ties. World Affairs (Washington), 175(4), 62-70.
  • Lee, J. (2012). China's Corporate Leninism. The American Interest, Vol VII, No. 5.
  • Lee, J. (2012). China's Geostrategic Search for Oil. The Washington Quarterly, 35(3), 75-92. [More Information]

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