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A Larger Australia: The ABC 2015 Boyer Lectures
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A Larger Australia: The ABC 2015 Boyer Lectures
For most of Australia's history, the world was run by nations like our own. But now the international order that has prevailed since the end of the Second World War is fraying…
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Understanding Public Diplomacy in East Asia - book chapter
Alex Oliver and former Australian senator Russell Trood have written a chapter on Australia's public diplomacy in a new book from Palgrave, Understanding Public Diplomacy…
The G20 and the Future of International Economic Governance
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The G20 and the Future of International Economic Governance
The G20 has become a key international forum since it was set up in 1999. When Australia began its presidency of the 2014 summit in Brisbane, many commentators suggested that…
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East Asia's Demand for Energy, Minerals and Food: The International Politics of Resources
In a chapter in an edited book, Philippa Brant examines the dynamics of China’s provision of foreign aid and its quest for natural resources in the South Pacific region…
Mapping the Indo-Pacific? China, India and the United States
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Mapping the Indo-Pacific? China, India and the United States
Mapping the Indo-Pacific? China, India and the United StatesRory MedcalfChapter 2 in Mohan Malik (ed.), Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific Perspectives from…
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Men and Women of Australia!: Our Greatest Modern Speeches
(Penguin, 2014)Purchase hereEven in our digital age, speeches remain the principal currency of public life. There is  no better way to argue a case or sway an audience.In…
Global cooperation among G20 countries: responding to the crisis and restoring growth
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Global cooperation among G20 countries: responding to the crisis and restoring growth
At the outbreak of the global financial crisis, 2008, the G20 was widely acknowledged as helping prevent an even more serious decline in the global economy. It helped to calm the…
Anzac's long shadow: the cost of our national obsession
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Anzac's long shadow: the cost of our national obsession
Lowy Institute Military Fellow, and former army officer, James Brown believes that Australia is expending too much time, money and emotion on the Anzac legend, and that today'…
Reports from a Turbulent Decade
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Reports from a Turbulent Decade
Throughout a decade of remarkable change and upheaval, the Lowy Institute has discussed, dissected and analysed the big issues shaping global politics, and provided fresh policy…