More Debt Might Just Be the Medicine Greece Needs
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More Debt Might Just Be the Medicine Greece Needs

The deadline for a solution to Greece’s financial woes is imminent, and the term “Grexit” has become common currency throughout...

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  • Pope Francis: Shifting the Politics of Climate Change in the U.S.
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    Pope Francis: Shifting the Politics of Climate Change in the U.S.

    As the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election rolls around, Pope Francis is planting seeds of change in the nation’s politically polarised climate change arena. Much has been made of Pope Francis’s encyclical on climate change, which was delivered a few weeks ago to mixed receptions. In light of the upcoming 2016 U.S. Presidential Election, it is... More >
  • Australia’s Foreign Fighters: The Shepherds and the Sheep
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    Australia’s Foreign Fighters: The Shepherds and the Sheep

    In a week that saw terrorist attacks in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute released its latest STRATEGY paper.  Gen Y jihadists: preventing radicalisation in Australia is the result of a major study by a team of contributors into the threat and nature of Islamist inspired terrorism in Australia... More >
  • Making a Martyr of Morsi?
    Analysis

    Making a Martyr of Morsi?

    The execution of Mohammad Morsi will have wide ranging domestic and international ramifications and going ahead with it could make a martyr of a man President Al-Sisi would rather forget. The coup d état in July 2013 in which General Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi overthrew Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood has seen a systematic reversion to... More >
  • UN Peace Operations: Time for Australia to Take a More Strategic Approach
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    UN Peace Operations: Time for Australia to Take a More Strategic Approach

    The final report by the High-level Independent Panel on UN Peace Operations has detailed the immense challenges facing the UN peacekeeping missions, and Australia can do more. The United Nations appears to have seized on its 70th anniversary this year to undertake a series of high-level reviews (previously noted here). Long awaited among them... More >
  • What’s Next After Australia’s Trade Deal with China?
    Analysis

    What’s Next After Australia’s Trade Deal with China?

    The landmark China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) has been signed, sealed and delivered; it marks the start of growth for the Australian economy and a future of increased global trade liberalisation. The landmark China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) has been signed, sealed and delivered, completing a trifecta of trade deals... More >

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Reading Room

Will China Dominate the 21st Century?

Will China dominate the 21st century? Jonathan Fenby, prolific author and long-term China-watcher,...

Political Economy and the Aid Industry in Asia

For most, it would be no long stretch of the imagination to conceive of transformational change as...

Unholy Fury: Whitlam and Nixon at War

Long after the dust of catastrophic events has settled and the reports are written, historians come to...

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