Mentions of the Rules-Based Order
In selected^ Prime Minister, Foreign Minister, and Defence Minister Speeches
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Search counts included the term “rules-based (order or system)” and excluded variations of “liberal international order” and similar.
^Where publicly available, speeches were chosen based on their relevance to the national security and foreign policy debate. The numbers above are not exhaustive. Graph is current as of 5 Aug 2020.