AIIA 2014 National Conference
Foreign Policy for a Top 20 Nation Monday 27 October 2014, Hyatt Hotel, Canberra Since 1924, the Australian Institute of International Affairs...Read More
The Crisis in Ukraine: The Peculiarities of the Russian PerspectiveAs the standoff between Kiev and pro-Russian rebels continues in light of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the world remains transfixed on Russia’s relentless role in fuelling secessionist movements in eastern Ukraine. But what are Russia’s motives, perceptions and desired outcomes with regards to this conflict? What drives Russia’s aggressive... More >
by Rachelle Saad
G20: Crossing the DivideIf it can achieve sustained growth for emerging economies and avoids geopolitical pitfalls, then G20 will be a success for BRICS nations, writes South Africa’s Catherine Grant Makokera and Christopher Wood. As the only African member of the G20, South Africa carries the weight not only of its own national interests but of being a... More >
by Catherine Grant Makokera and Christopher Wood
Innovation in the Anti-Trafficking MovementOne of the greatest challenges for the global anti human trafficking initiative is the lack of effective collaboration and information sharing between anti-trafficking organisations. Addressing this problem, Camille Pesava draws attention to Walk Free Foundation’s Directory as an effective tool to counter this obstacle. The lack of... More >
by Camille Pesava
Indonesia: The Voice of Developing States?Monday, the 20th October – ten years to the day after taking office – Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono finished his term as Indonesia’s president and Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo took the helm. Australia’s Prime Minister and G20 president 2014, Tony Abbott, attended the inauguration. But will Jokowi attend the G20 Leaders’ Summit in... More >
by Dr Avery Poole
Gough’s Remaking of Defence PolicyGough Whitlam was a physical giant with an intellect to match. His flaws were pretty sizeable, too, and the pygmies who beset him were often from his own party. His self-mocking humour was immensely appealing, and could only be carried off by someone with giant status: ‘I’ve never said I’m immortal. I do believe in correct language.... More >
by Graeme Dobell
Zone of Crisis is a very apt description of what this very informative book is about. Professor Saikal...
It is fashionable for strategic analysts to claim to understand India’s growing role and the...
The Politics of Climate Change Negotiations: Strategies and Variables in Prolonged International Negotiations
Government leaders from around the world will meet in Paris in November 2015 in the latest attempt to...