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  • Why Australia Needs To Be Straight-Talking With Netanyahu
    Analysis

    Why Australia Needs To Be Straight-Talking With Netanyahu

    This week’s visit by Israel’s embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signifies a shift in Israeli foreign policy. It provides an opportunity to enhance bilateral relations and for Canberra to clarify its position on the two-state solution at a time when mixed messages on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict are bolstering extremists on... More >
  • Trump’s Wall Stirs Mexican Nationalism
    Analysis

    Trump’s Wall Stirs Mexican Nationalism

    Recent demonstrations in Mexico against US President Trump are indicative of both anti-US sentiment and dissatisfaction with the government of Mexican President Peña Nieto. Peña Nieto’s response is seen by many as weak and may open the door to a legitimate election challenge from the left in Mexico and volatile US-Mexican relations. On 12... More >
  • Dancing with the Bear: Trump and Russia
    Interviews

    Dancing with the Bear: Trump and Russia

    Trump’s campaign and presidency have been dogged by allegations of Russian collusion; the latest reports suggest that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn may have received plans for lifting sanctions on Russia from Trump’s lawyer before the election. If genuine alignment is possible, what would Russo-American foreign... More >
  • Australia’s Misstep on Nuclear Weapons Treaty
    Analysis

    Australia’s Misstep on Nuclear Weapons Treaty

    Australia will not attend next month’s United Nations summit to negotiate a global treaty to ban nuclear weapons. But this is a missed opportunity and wrong turn for Australian foreign policy. The election of Donald Trump has introduced considerable uncertainty around Asia-Pacific and European security, US nuclear policy and the future... More >
  • Is Cyber Terrorism a Threat?
    Issues Brief

    Is Cyber Terrorism a Threat?

    Recent cyberattacks and hacks in America and Ukraine have exposed the vulnerability of some of the world’s most sophisticated cyber-security networks. But what do we know about cyber-terrorism, and how real is the threat to Australia? The public imagination has been captured by the idea of terrorists potentially causing a massive loss of life,... More >

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Reading Room

Reading Room: Essays in Honour of Coral Bell

For Desmond Ball, the completion of Power and International Relations: Essays in Honour of Coral Bell was...

Reading Room: War and Peace in the Borderlands of Myanmar

One of the puzzles of Myanmar’s political transition is the June 2011 collapse of the ceasefire...

Reading Room: Twitter and Jihad

How did terrorists get so tech-savvy? What is it about the Islamic State’s social media communication...

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