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  • 24 Aug 2017 10:55

    Should war require parliamentary approval?

    So long as bipartisanship on foreign and defence policy overrules argument and debate, any effort to give parliament a say on war will be pointless.

  • 24 Aug 2017 08:20

    Collision at sea

    The US Navy’s mastery of engineering has long been a strength for the navy, but the requirement for all its line officers to spend time as platform engineers at sea may be at the expense of seamanship and navigation.

  • 23 Aug 2017 17:38

    China, America and the Thucydides Trap: An interview with Graham Allison

    Harvard University scholar Graham Allison talks about his new book on US-China relations.

APEC objectives

In a speech to the Lowy Institute on 27 August, the Australian Prime Minister, the Hon. John Howard MP, outlined his objectives for the Sydney meeting of APEC, the most significant international gathering ever held in Australia. Mr Howard spoke about APEC activities in the fields of trade, regional security challenges and climate change, and about his expectations for some of the significant bilateral visits that will accompany the APEC meeting.

 

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