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Commentary
From Australia, it's hard to comprehend the depredations on display at the US election
The Republican party has been playing dirty electoral politics for decades. The Democrats are just not on the same playing field. Originally published in The Guardian.
The Director’s Chair: Dr Thomas Wright on the 2020 presidential election and US foreign policy
Podcasts
The Director’s Chair: Dr Thomas Wright on the 2020 presidential election and US foreign policy
In this episode of The Director’s Chair, Michael Fullilove speaks with one of the world’s leading Trumpologists, Dr Thomas Wright. 
Commentary
US election: Trump's China policy is here to stay, no matter who wins
Allies see America as tougher, but weaker. Originally published in Nikkei Asia.
COVIDcast: Olivia Troye inside the White House Coronavirus Task Force
Podcasts
COVIDcast: Olivia Troye inside the White House Coronavirus Task Force
In the latest episode of COVIDcast, Lowy Institute Research Fellow Lydia Khalil sat down with Olivia Troye, a former White House Coronavirus Task Force member and Homeland…
Commentary
Trump or Biden, Australia is alone
America protected Europe through the Cold War with a credible nuclear deterrent. Indo-Pacific nations can expect no such pledge. Originally published in the Australian Financial…
COVIDcast: Joseph E. Stiglitz on global cooperation in a time of international mistrust
Podcasts
COVIDcast: Joseph E. Stiglitz on global cooperation in a time of international mistrust
In this episode of COVIDcast, Lowy Institute Research Fellow Alexandre Dayant sat down with Professor Joseph E. Stiglitz to discuss the prospect of global cooperation in a time of…
The Point of No Return: The 2020 Election and the Crisis of American Foreign Policy
Analyses
The Point of No Return: The 2020 Election and the Crisis of American Foreign Policy
November's election puts the fundamental principles of US leadership to the test
Commentary
Is our love affair with America over?
Most Australians would greet a Biden victory with relief. But that may not be enough to remedy the fear that the United States has changed for the worse. Originally published in…
China and the Rules‑Based Order
Interactives
China and the Rules‑Based Order
Seven experts debate China’s approach to the rules‑based international order