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Commentary
Australia's reputation in China entrenched as greedy, untrustworthy and a US lapdog
Originally published in the Australian Financial Review. Merriden Varrall
The 2017 Lowy Institute Poll Interactive
Polling
The 2017 Lowy Institute Poll Interactive
The 2017 Lowy Institute Poll looks at Australians' reactions to a turbulent year in world politics. The Poll, the thirtennth annual Poll by the Lowy Institute,  …
Commentary
China's influence in Australia is not ordinary soft power
Originally published in the Australian Financial Review.  Rory Medcalf
Majority of Australians say climate change a critical threat to Australia's vital interests
Polling
Majority of Australians say climate change a critical threat to Australia's vital interests
As the Trump administration in the United States announces its decision about the US participation in the Paris Agreement on climate change, findings from the 2017 Lowy…
Commentary
Australia’s foreign policy explored in Allan Gyngell’s Fear of Abandonment
Originally published in The Australian.James Curran
Polling
Asia in the Age of Uncertainty
In the context of an increasingly demanding security environment in Asia, the Lowy Institute joined with five research partners in Asia Pacific in a six-nation 2016…
When Turnbull meets Trump
Policy Briefs
When Turnbull meets Trump
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s first face-to-face meeting with President Donald Trump is an opportunity to deliver some key messages about the role the United States should…
The shape of Australia’s future engagement with the United Nations
Policy Briefs
The shape of Australia’s future engagement with the United Nations
Australia should strengthen its engagement with the United Nations to ensure it has a greater voice on global issues that matter to its national interests. Photo:Flickr/United…
Commentary
China versus the US: Australia's increasingly hard choice
Originally published in CNN on 25 March 2017. Sam Roggeveen