The Burning Question


  • 2016 Has Been a Good (or Bad) Year for…

    2016 Has Been a Good (or Bad) Year for…

    Expert Panel-Fellows of the AIIA Hilary Charlesworth FAIIA-Professor, ANU; Director of Centre for International Governance and Justice Jocelyn Chey AM FAIIA-Visiting Professor, University of Sydney; former Consul-General in Hong...

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  • Can President Trump Make America Great Again?

    Can President Trump Make America Great Again?

    Expert Panel-Fellows of the AIIA Hilary Charlesworth FAIIA-Professor, ANU; Director of Centre for International Governance and Justice Jocelyn Chey AM FAIIA-Visiting Professor, University of Sydney; former Consul-General in Hong...

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  • Should Australia have nominated Kevin Rudd for UN Secretary-General?

    Should Australia have nominated Kevin Rudd for UN Secretary-General?

    Expert Panel-Fellows of the AIIA Hilary Charlesworth FAIIA-Professor, ANU; Director of Centre for International Governance and Justice Jocelyn Chey AM FAIIA-Visiting Professor, University of Sydney; former Consul-General in Hong...

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  • Should Foreign Policy Play a Part in the Election Campaign?

    Should Foreign Policy Play a Part in the Election Campaign?

    Question: Should foreign policy play a part in the election campaign? The Hon Kim Beazley AC FAIIA When I entered parliament in 1980 I was on the tail of an era when national security policy was the salient debate for voters. At least...

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  • Should Australia Do More on the South China Sea?

    Should Australia Do More on the South China Sea?

    Question: Should Australia do more on the South China Sea? Richard Woolcott FAIIA No. China, as a major trading nation, now has the same rights as the US to protect its maritime approaches to its mainland. Australia...

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  • What is Your New Year’s Resolution for Australian Foreign Policy?

    What is Your New Year’s Resolution for Australian Foreign Policy?

    Expert Panel-Fellows of the AIIA Hilary Charlesworth FAIIA-Professor, ANU; Director of Centre for International Governance and Justice Jocelyn Chey AM FAIIA-Visiting Professor, University of Sydney; former Consul-General in Hong...

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  • What was the Most Significant International Development in 2015?

    What was the Most Significant International Development in 2015?

    Expert Panel-Fellows of the AIIA Hilary Charlesworth FAIIA-Professor, ANU; Director of Centre for International Governance and Justice Jocelyn Chey AM FAIIA-Visiting Professor, University of Sydney; former Consul-General in Hong...

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  • Is it Time to Renegotiate the 1951 Refugee Convention?

    Is it Time to Renegotiate the 1951 Refugee Convention?

    Expert Panel-Fellows of the AIIA Hilary Charlesworth FAIIA-Professor, ANU; Director of Centre for International Governance and Justice Jocelyn Chey AM FAIIA-Visiting Professor, University of Sydney; former Consul-General in Hong...

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  • Should Australia Seek a Seat on the United Nations Security Council in 2029?

    Should Australia Seek a Seat on the United Nations Security Council in 2029?

    Expert Panel-Fellows of the AIIA Hilary Charlesworth FAIIA-Professor, ANU; Director of Centre for International Governance and Justice Jocelyn Chey AM FAIIA-Visiting Professor, University of Sydney; former Consul-General in Hong...

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  • Is Iran Still a Pariah State?

    Is Iran Still a Pariah State?

    Expert Panel-Fellows of the AIIA Hilary Charlesworth FAIIA-Professor, ANU; Director of Centre for International Governance and Justice Jocelyn Chey AM FAIIA-Visiting Professor, University of Sydney; former Consul-General in Hong...

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