AIIA 2014 National Conference
Foreign Policy for a Top 20 Nation Monday 27 October 2014, Hyatt Hotel, Canberra For 90 years, the Australian Institute of International Affairs...Read More
Quelling Future Panic over Global Food SecurityA valuable initiative of the G20, the formation of the Agricultural Market Information System is proving to be a calming, informed voice among growing concerns over food security, writes Abdolreza Abbassian. A cautionary tale It’s 6 August 2010, and an eye-catching headline screams from the front page of the Financial Times: “Wheat... More >
by Abdolreza Abbassian
Issues BriefMuch of the British media has been negative about the decision by a large majority in the Westminster Parliament to support the bombing of ISIS targets in Iraq. As an editor and commentator during both the first and second Gulf wars, I found the contrast today with the gung-ho media enthusiasm for war against Saddam... More >
by Colin Chapman
India’s Prime Minister Comes to WashingtonSummary The United States is the latest stop in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s effort to attract strategic investment deals for India. Relying on his reputation as a business-savvy leader, Modi wants international support—both technical and financial—to help India overcome its considerable infrastructural and... More >
by Michael Nayebi-Oskoui
How to Explain MIKTAOn the sidelines on the UN General Assembly meetings that commenced Wednesday 24 September, MIKTA states convene once again to discuss burning issues. Hale Yildiz analyses why this newly emerging partnership may be worth taking seriously. This month in New York, the 69th session of the UN General Assembly will see a meeting of MIKTA... More >
by Hale Yildiz
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...
The spike in global food prices in 2007-2008 caused panic among consumers and governments in developing...