In a new book edited by Dr. Michael J. Green of Center for Strategic & International Studies in Washington D.C., the final chapter by Alex Oliver looks at international public opinion towards the US' system of alliances and finds that attitudes have been surprisingly
On October 10, the Lowy Institute hosted Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rutte for a public address.
Mr Rutte spoke about the future of the global rules-based order. Following his speech the Institute’s Executive Director Dr Michael Fullilove conducted a Q&A session with Mr Rutte
As Bougainville prepares for a referendum on independence, Australia must navigate a policy response that acknowledges the history of conflict and colonialism there, Bougainville nationalism, PNG sensitivities, the principles of the guiding Bougainville Peace Agreement and new geostrategic
On 17 September 2019, the Lowy Institute hosted Ambassador Alan Wm Wolff, Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization, for a discussion of the risks and opportunities facing world trade at this decisive moment.
Mr Wolff became WTO Deputy Director-General in October 2017, after a long
The US alliance is the great totem of Australia's foreign policy, before which our major parties kneel. But they should look up once in a while, lest the tectonic plates shift again and the totem topples.
Originally published in the Australian Financial Review
Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO, addressed the Lowy Institute on 7 August 2019.Jens Stoltenberg served as Prime Minister of Norway from 2000 to 2001 and from 2005 to 2013. He was appointed NATO’s 13th Secretary General in 2014 and his term has been extended
After a year of heated domestic debate on issues such as climate change, foreign influence and technology, the 2019 Lowy Institute Poll reveals significant changes in how Australians view our most important international partners, and the world around us
On 13 June 2019, the Lowy Institute hosted the Hon Kevin Rudd for a discussion with Senior Fellow Richard McGregor on Xi Jinping’s China and the new era of strategic competition with the United States across trade, technology, and geopolitics. Below are a podcast of the event and the formal
On June 12, 2019, Lowy Institute Research Fellow Dr Rodger Shanahan was joined in conversation with the current Monitor, Dr James Renwick SC to discuss the role of the INSLM and two laws under his review: the so-called ‘encryption laws’ that allow security agencies to access encrypted