In War, Civilians are Paying the Highest Price
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In War, Civilians are Paying the Highest Price

Despite the fact that international humanitarian law is meant to protect civilians in armed conflict situations, civilian casualties in Gaza,...

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  • C20: A Focus on Inequality
    Analysis

    C20: A Focus on Inequality

    As the gulf between the world’s privileged and poor widens, Tim Costello, Chair of the C20 Steering Committee, calls for not only greater input by civil society into the G20 process but a novel new means to measure true prosperity. We have seenaround the world in recent years, whether they are from developing or wealthy... More >
  • NATO and Australia – Why Common Partnership Matters to Both
    Analysis

    NATO and Australia – Why Common Partnership Matters to Both

    In today’s interconnected world NATO’s global partnership network seeks to provide an effective response to international security challenges. There are good reasons for Australia and NATO, who share similar values and a high interoperability of forces, to continue to develop their relationship and the NATO Summit in Wales on 4-5... More >
  • Issues Brief
    Issues Brief

    Issues Brief

    After intensive lobbying by US President Barack Obama and Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron, European Union leaders have agreed the most extensive sanctions yet penalizing Russia for its continued support of separatists in eastern Ukraine. The pressure will now be on Australia and other G-20 nations to stiffen their sanctions... More >
  • Future of Navy Modernisation: An Interview With Rear Admiral Mark Campbell
    Interviews

    Future of Navy Modernisation: An Interview With Rear Admiral Mark Campbell

    The Royal Australian Navy today is headed towards a challenging era replete with the introduction of new capabilities and platforms amidst increasingly tighter budgets. In a wide-ranging interview the Head of Navy Capability, Rear Admiral Mark Campbell, spoke to defence analyst Sergei De Silva-Ranasinghe about the Navy’s modernisation... More >
  • Staying on Track
    Analysis

    Staying on Track

    The G20 as an informal forum is ideal for frank discussions, but the Brisbane Summit must deliver on the two main issues, global economic growth and resilience. Germany has always been a strong supporter of multilateralism and the governance of global challenges through international institutions and fora. As such, Germany supported the... More >

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Reading Room

Economic Relations between Australia and the European Union: Law and Policy

This important book seeks to unravel a commercial puzzle. The reality is that the European Union (EU) and...

India and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime: The Perennial Outlier

As C. Raja Mohan observes in the preface to this book, India has had many ‘atomic avatars’:...

Dangerous Allies

Malcolm Fraser’s book Dangerous Allies is the latest round in a debate that can be traced back at...

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