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US-Phillipines deal not a game changer

Aaron Connelly comments on the US's new decision to utilise military bases in the Phillipines with Deborah Kan from the Wall Street Journal Live.

New connections between Australia and PNG

On 6 February 2014, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, The Hon Julie Bishop MP announced further financial support for the Australia-PNG network, which is to be hosted by the Lowy Institute.

ANZAC's long shadow reviewed in the Monthly

James Brown's latest book, "ANZAC's Long Shadow" was reviewed in the Monthly. Judith Brett described it as "the most interesting and original book I have read on contemporary Australian public policy for a long time."

A bigger Australia?

Michael Fullilove's call for a bigger Australia was recently analysed by Nicholas Stuart in the Sydney Morning Herald. 

G20 had 'no game plan'

G20 Director Mike Callaghan, tells Investor Daily the G20 has failed to cover a governance gap.

Digital Diplomacy

Alex Oliver spoke to the ABC about initiatives relating to e-diplomacy and the impact these have had on Australian diplomatic relations. 

Insensitive to trade finance

Director of the G-20 Studies Centre, Mike Callaghan, says that if the G20 wants growth it cannot think about this issue in isolation. 

China plans defence spending boost

Rory Medcalf told the Australian Financial Review that military spending appeared a high priority under the Chinese leadership, which creates 'deep anxiety' amongst China's neighbours. 

Eyes on Li – and tea leaves

In the Australian Financial Review, Rory Medcalf sees China's 12% defence budget increase as out of step with its level of economic growth.