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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.

The GFC and international migration

The global financial crisis is having a significant impact on international migration: for the first time in 25 years there has been a reduction in labour migration flows around the world; growing numbers of migrant workers are losing their jobs and returning home; the global value of remittances will reduce significantly in 2009; employment, living and working conditions are deteriorating for many migrant workers; and many states are adopting restrictive admission and work permit policies to protect the national labour market. This presentation by Dr Khalid Koser considers the implications of these changes for Australian domestic and foreign policy, considering lessons learned from elsewhere in the world as well as from responses to earlier economic and financial crises.

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