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  • 21 Aug 2017 17:08

    Wolf Warrior II: Chinese exceptionalism is box office gold

    The film reflects the increasingly widespread view in China that it has thrown off the shackles of a century of humiliation and emerged as a power equal to - if not better than - its Western counterparts.

  • 21 Aug 2017 14:33

    India feeling the heat on Belt and Road

    A growing political-military nexus between China and Pakistan, as currently seems likely, will further aggravate security competition with India.

  • 21 Aug 2017 12:12

    O Canada! Australia's best hope in the global IP struggle

    Australia's best hope is that Canada, which shares our position as a major net user of IP, will work hard in the NAFTA negotiations to defend our common interests.

When more is less - Dr Astri Suhrke presentation

The Western-led efforts to establish a new, post-Taliban order in Afghanistan have met with limited success, and there is much concern about Afghanistan's future after 2014. In this week's Lowy Lecture, Dr Astri Suhrke, a political scientist and senior researcher at the Chr. Michelsen Institute in Bergen (Norway) discussed her recent book on Afghanistan, which argues that deep, internal tensions in the international engagement in themselves were significant reasons for the modest progress.


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