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Interview: Dr Rodger Shanahan - Syria

Lowy Institute Nonresident Fellow Dr Rodger Shanahan was interviewed on ABC Radio National's RN Drive program on recent bombing strikes of sites in Syria.

Papua New Guinea draws interest in energy projects

In an article in The Wall Street Journal on the intensifying efforts of foreign governments to win influence in Papua New Guinea, Enda Curran quotes Jenny Hayward-Jones, Director of The Myer Foundation Melanesia Program.

Interview: Rory Medcalf - North Korea

Rory Medcalf, Program Director International Security, joined in a discussion about what threat North Korea poses to the rest of the world on SBS Television's Insight program.

Interview: Dr Rodger Shanahan - Social media

Lowy Institute Nonresident Fellow Dr Rodger Shanahan was interviewed on SBS World News on how authorities in the Gulf Arab states are cracking down on what they perceive as dissent among bloggers and others using social media.

Interview: Mark Thirlwell - Scholarships

Marl Thirlwell, Program Director, International Economy, was interviewed on ABC's PM program on a scholarship program at Beijing's Tsinghua University under which 10,000 students will study and create closer ties with China.

The challenge of China

In an article in The Australian on the creation of a new Australia-China strategic dialogue at ministerial level, Greg Sheridan quotes Linda Jakobson, Program Director East Asia.

Beijing's goal to wean Canberra off US

In an article in The Australian on the 'strategic partnership' announced this week between Australia and China, Rowan Callick quotes Linda Jakobson's work on the Australia-China partnership.

Interview: Sam Roggeveen - North Korea

Sam Roggeveeen, Editor of The Interpreter, ws interviewed on ABC News 24's Weekend Breakfast program on the motivations behind North Korea's nuclear threats.

Gillard goes to China

In an article in The Australian Financial Review on the Australia-China relationship under the Gillard Government, John Kerin quotes Lowy Institute Non-resident Senior Fellow, Alan Dupont.

Bomb Alaska!

In an article in The Sydney Morning Herald on whether Kim Jong-un's threat to nuke the U.S. means he is a joker, a tyrant or a wavering strongman, Peter Hartcher quotes Lowy Institute Military Fellow James Brown. 

US delays test to placate North Korea

In an article in The Australian on the postponement by the United States of a planned ballistic missile test in a measure apparently aimed at coaxing Kim Jong-un out of conducting a test of his own, Rick Wallace quotes Rory Medcalf, Program Director International Security.

President wants more deals with Australia

In an article in China Daily on President Xi Jinping's call for more cooperation with Australia in bilateral economic ties and promoting stability in the Asia-Pacific region, Wu Jiao, Cheng Guangjin and Zhou Wa quote Rory Medcalf, Program Director International Security.

Interview: James Brown - Korea

Lowy Institute Military Fellow James Brown was interviewed on ABC News' Breakfast program on tensions between North and South Korea.

The trouble with travelling

Deborah Snow writes in The Sydney Morning Herald on a new Policy Brief by Alex Oliver which draws attention to a soaring workload for the consular staff of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade as more Australians travel overseas. 

Interview: Alex Oliver - Demands on DFAT

Research Fellow Alex Oliver was interviewed on Radio 2UE's Drive program on the unreasonable requests from Australian travellers overseas to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Alex Oliver on Channel 10's The Project

Research Fellow Alex Oliver appeared on Channel Ten's The Project discussing the unreasonable demands put on Australian consular services by Australian travellers overseas.

Interview: Alex Oliver - Consular services

Lowy Institute Research Fellow Alex Oliver was interviewed on ABC Radio National's The World Today program on her new Policy Brief on how Australia's consular services are being strained to breaking-point by an increase in the number of Australians seeking help overseas.

Interview: Jenny Hayward-Jones - Fiji

Jenny Hayward-Jones, Program Director, The Myer Foundation Melanesia Program, was interviewed on ABC News 24 on the questioning of Fiji's human rights record following a video on YouTube.

Fears Xi's push on Japan poses showdown risk

In an article in The Sydney Morning Herald on China's aggressive pursuit of territorial claims against Japan, John Garnaut quotes Linda Jakobson, Program Director East Asia.

Interview: James Brown - ADF in Afghanistan

Lowy Institute Military Fellow James Brown was interviewed on ABC Radio's AM program on a report written by a commanding officer of Mentoring Task Force 3 detailing examples of poor discipline in the ranks.

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