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  • 22 Aug 2017 11:28

    The increasingly fragile Iran nuclear deal

    Trump’s words and actions have had a significant impact, scaring Western businesses already wary of doing business with Iran and adding fuel to the growing fire between the US and its European allies.

  • 22 Aug 2017 11:23

    What the US would need to deter China

    China's leaders would very reluctantly back down if they were truly convinced that the alternative was war with America. But how would the US convince them of that?

  • 22 Aug 2017 08:26

    The Russian ‘taboo’ and the German election

    When it comes to Germany and Russia, pragmatic economic interests run up against a philosophical commitment to human rights and a liberal European order, and adherence to the positions of NATO and the EU.

2011 Annual Lowy Lecture : 'Asia's Rise, the West's Fall'.

The 2011 lecture was delivered by Lionel Barber, the editor of the Financial Times, who visited Australia as a guest of the Institute. In his lecture, 'Asia's Rise, the West's Fall?' delivered on 17 November, Barber examined the implications of Asia’s rise for the world and offered some prescriptions for accommodating the rising Asian powers in a new economic order for the 21st century.

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