Patrick Walsh

Patrick Walsh was a visiting Australian researcher at Observer Research Foundation (ORF). He studies at the University of Queensland, and came to New Delhi in 2016 on the New Colombo Plan Scholarship, facilitated by the Australian government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). Patrick has a strong interest in Pacific affairs, spending the first half of 2016 studying at the University of the South Pacific (USP) and working within the region’s international relations sector. During his time at ORF, Patrick also published with the East Asia Forum, The Lowy Institute, and The Diplomat. This Occasional Paper was written in November 2016 and does not cover events that may have transpired since the time of writing.