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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 departure of former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is one such treasonous scandal. If genuine alignment is possible, what would Russo-American foreign policy resemble? While theories abound regarding the Trump administration’s... 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. 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 of... 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: China in the Era of Xi Jinping

November 2012 witnessed China’s second orderly succession of power, with Xi Jinping taking control of...

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...

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