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Malcolm Cook

Malcolm Cook is a Nonresident Fellow at the Lowy Institute. From 2003 to 2010, he was the Institute’s inaugural East Asia Program Director. He completed a PhD in International Relations from the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National University. He also holds a Masters degree in International Relations from the International University of Japan and an honours degree from McGill University in Canada, his country of birth. Before moving to Australia in 2000, Malcolm lived and worked in the Philippines, South Korea and Japan. In 2011, Malcolm became the inaugural Dean of the School of International Studies at Flinders University of South Australia and in 2014, became a Senior Fellow at the ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute in Singapore.

Articles by Malcolm Cook (57)

  • 15 Jan 2019 14:30
    A call for the Philippines' possible withdrawal from the US-Philippine Mutual Defense Treaty has come as a surprise.
  • 11 Dec 2018 11:00
    Filipino Catholic voters separate the Church from the State and uphold this in political practice.
  • 26 Jul 2018 12:30
    The Philippines and Malaysia are sparring over territory as Manila looks at a change to country’s constitution.
  • 26 Apr 2018 16:15
    More than bricks and mortar, the Philippines needs to rebuild relations between the local community and the state.
  • 13 Mar 2018 13:30
    Australia’s relations with the region are not mediated by a lightly institutionalised inter-governmental institution.
  • 27 Feb 2018 15:30
    Rodrigo Duterte’s latest call to strengthen ties with China is likely to become another source of friction with the Philippine military.
  • 17 Jan 2018 14:11
    The startling crackdown on those critical or deemed to be disloyal to the president.
  • 19 Dec 2017 13:30
    A special report from The Economist avoided quick-fire analysis and told a wide range of views.