Thursday 17 Aug 2017 | 23:45 | SYDNEY
What's happening on
Michael Fullilove's picture
People | executive-director Michael Fullilove
Executive Director
Lowy Institute
Michael Fullilove's picture
Areas of ExpertiseAustralian foreign policy; US politics and foreign policy; Asia and the Pacific; Global institutions
Connect @mfullilove

South Korea lost without its mojo

Last week I visited the Republic of Korea (ROK), where I had the opportunity to meet with officials, think tankers and journalists. My impression is that South Koreans feel set upon. And why wouldn’t they? A year ago, the country seemed to be ticking along quite nicely, with a stable political

Seeking clarity in Australian foreign policy

In August, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop announced that the Turnbull Government would produce a new foreign policy white paper. The Minister described it as a 'philosophical framework to guide Australia's engagement, regardless of international events'. The world is changing so fast it is sometimes

Why ANZUS trumps Trump

The election of Donald Trump as president represents a serious challenge to Australia’s alliance with the United States. After all, many of Mr Trump’s long-held foreign policy views run counter to Australia’s interests. Mr Trump has isolationist sympathies; Australia depends on an engaged,

Pages