Allan Gyngell

Allan Gyngell
Biography
Publications

Allan Gyngell is National President of the Australian Institute of International Affairs. He is a Visiting Fellow at the National Security College and an honorary professor in the ANU’s College of Asia and the Pacific. He was the Director-General of the Office of National Assessments (ONA) from July 2009 until April 2013 and, prior to that, the founding Executive Director of the Lowy Institute for International Policy (2003-09) in Sydney.

Scott Morrison strikes an anxious and inward-looking tone
Scott Morrison strikes an anxious and inward-looking tone
The PM’s Lowy Lecture warning of “negative globalism” is strange, given multilateral institutions are presently so weak.
Bob Hawke and Australian foreign policy
Bob Hawke and Australian foreign policy
Remaking the Australia-US alliance, tears over Tiananmen Square, challenging apartheid all marked a legacy of substance.
What Canberra’s turmoil means for foreign policy
What Canberra’s turmoil means for foreign policy
Scott Morrison’s new government shows considerable continuity in both personnel and approach for Australia in the world.
New trans-Tasman vision needed
New trans-Tasman vision needed
In a world of significant change, Australia and New Zealand will need each other more than ever.
The Australian Intelligence tradition
The Australian Intelligence tradition
Critically in Canberra power terms, the Director General ONI’s capacity to wrangle the other larger agencies like ASD and ASIS would be boosted.
Fear of abandonment: A dialogue on Australian foreign policy, past and future
Fear of abandonment: A dialogue on Australian foreign policy, past and future
The overall story of Australian foreign policy is pretty positive. But there's no doubt we dragged our feet at various stages.
Fighting with America: It's how we fight
Fighting with America: It's how we fight
Some time after the turn of the century the alliance gained a capital letter – like the Almighty – in some official documents.
Analyses
Ambition: the emerging foreign policy of the Rudd Government
In a new Lowy Institute Analysis entitled 'Ambition: the emerging foreign policy of the Rudd Government', Lowy Institute Executive Director Allan Gyngell explores what we have…
The Lowy Institute Poll 2007
Polling
The Lowy Institute Poll 2007
The third Lowy Institute Poll surveys a nationally representative sample of Australians on their attitudes towards the US alliance, the government’s consular responsibilities,…
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