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  • God Save the European Union

    Britain’s exit from the EU would further weaken, potentially fatally, an institution that is already being buffeted by the most severe tests of its legitimacy in its history. The British political punditry is currently gearing up for its...

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  • Why Russia’s Withdrawal Was No Surprise

    Russia's decision to withdraw from Syria came as a surprise to many, but only due to a misdiagnosis of Russia’s reasons for intervening in the first place. The myths of intervention need to be dispelled in order to not only better understand the...

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  • Inequality and what can be done about it

    Inequality has been a major topic of discussion for a while, and it’s easy to see why when we look at statistics which show that income distribution in most countries has become much more unequal over the last 30-40 years. There’s plenty of data...

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  • Tough new sanctions on North Korea: but is there a better way?

    In early March, the United Nations Security Council unanimously approved tough new sanctions on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK - that is, North Korea). These sanctions are the strongest the DPRK has seen in two decades. The...

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  • Malaysia

    UNSW emeritus professor Clive Kessler last addressed AIIA NSW at Glover Cottages in May 2015, when he described ethno-supremacists pursuing an agenda to establish Islamic religious dominance. His focus was on Malaysia. He updated us on...

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  • ‘Hillary and Bibi’ would be no ‘Bill and Yitzhak’

    If the US – Israel relationship is the most important factor in United States’ overall Middle East policy, the interpersonal relationship between the US President and the Israeli Prime Minister is a major factor in achieving constructive...

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  • Conflict in the Caucasus

    Sandwiched between Armenia to the west, Azerbaijan to the east, Iran and Turkey to the south, Nagorno-Karabakh is a tiny slip of a country of 11,500 sq km, approximately the size of greater Sydney. It is yet to be recognised by the international...

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  • AIIA Research Impact Award Winner Haroro Ingram

    AIIA Research Impact Award Winner Haroro Ingram

    The Australian Institute of International Affairs is pleased to announce the recipient of the inaugural AIIA Early Career Researcher Research Impact Award is Dr Haroro J. Ingram. Dr Haroro J. Ingram is a research fellow with the Coral Bell...

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  • Taiwan’s First Female President

    Recent speculation has focused on how Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan's first female president, will perform. Dr Parris Chang, president of Taiwan's Institute for Political, Economic and Strategic Studies analysed the situation at Glover Cottages on...

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