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The Indo-Pacific: What's in a name?

In this essay in The American Interest, the Lowy Institute’s Rory Medcalf explains the rise of an Indo-Pacific conception of Asia. He argues that this emerging maritime super-region is defined in large part by China’s expanding economic and strategic horizons. To manage China’

Playbook for the Brisbane G20 summit

Australia will chair the G20 for 12 months from 1 December 2013. It will be the largest international economic meeting ever held in Australia. This paper outlines the strategy, priorities and steps required for the Brisbane G20 summit to be a success – it is a ‘playbook’ for

Australia, Asia and the West

In this article for Aspenia Online, Rory Medcalf examines the foreign policy challenges facing the Abbott government, arguing that it must focus on charting a secure course in an era of increasingly rich and powerful Asian states

Abbott is not a neocon

Interpreter Editor Sam Roggeveen, in a cover story for The Spectator Australia, discusses Prime Minister Abbott's brand of conservatism, his commitment to the US alliance, and the Angloshpere as an instrument of foreign policy. The full article is available here

Rebalancing Australia's role in Asia

In this article in The Wall Street Journal Asia Edition, Rory Medcalf argues the need for Australia's new Coalition government to bring steadiness to matters of security and diplomacy, which will be particularly critical in a changing Indo-Pacific Asia

Lowy Institute anthology launch

Throughout a decade of remarkable change and upheaval, the Lowy Institute has discussed, dissected and analysed the big issues shaping global politics, and provided fresh policy ideas for Australian decision-makers. Reports from a Turbulent Decade, the Lowy Institute's 10th anniversary anthology (

Reports from a Turbulent Decade

Throughout a decade of remarkable change and upheaval, the Lowy Institute has discussed, dissected and analysed the big issues shaping global politics, and provided fresh policy ideas for Australian decision-makers. Ranked as Australia's leading think tank, the Lowy Institute provides high-

Roosevelt's Gang of Five

Jordan Chandler Hirsch reviews Rendezvous with Destiny, by Dr Michael Fullilove, in The Wall Street Journal.  Harry Hopkins, President Franklin Roosevelt's roving diplomat throughout World War II, met with Joseph Stalin in July 1941, five weeks after the Nazi invasion of the U.S.S.R.

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