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Australia in the World this Week

07 Aug 2018
By Dr Darren Lim and Honorary Professor Allan Gyngell AO FAIIA
US-Australia Ministerial Consultations

This episode looks at recent elections in Pakistan and Cambodia and a new trilateral investment fund announced by the United States, Japan and Australia. It asks how worried should Australia be about the decline of the United States?

In the second episode of the new Australia in the World podcast, AIIA National President Allan Gyngell AO and ANU academic Dr Darren Lim discuss recent elections in Pakistan and Cambodia; a new trilateral investment fund announced by the United States, Japan and Australia; and the recent AUSMIN talks. The discussion finishes with a deeper dive into the topic of how worried Australia should be about the decline of the United States.

Allan Gyngell AO FAIIA is National President of the Australian Institute of International Affairs and an Honorary Professor at the ANU’s College of Asia and the Pacific.

Dr Darren Lim is a Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations at the Australian National University. 

Allan and Darren would like to thank the people who helped make this possible, in particular: AIIA interns Stephanie Rowell (research assistant) and Mani Bovell (audio engineer); Martyn Pearce and Maya Bhandari of the Crawford School for technical support; Rory Stenning for composing the theme music; and AIIA National Executive Director Melissa Conley Tyler for her hard work behind the scenes to help make this happen.