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The Director’s Chair: Frances Adamson on her career, Australian diplomacy and relations with China
Podcasts
The Director’s Chair: Frances Adamson on her career, Australian diplomacy and relations with China
In this episode of The Director’s Chair, Michael Fullilove speaks with the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Frances Adamson. 
Eyes on the Prize: Australia, China, and the Antarctic Treaty System
Policy Briefs
Eyes on the Prize: Australia, China, and the Antarctic Treaty System
Despite China’s increasing assertiveness in Antarctica, the Antarctic Treaty System is not failing and Australia should refrain from geostrategic panic 
Commentary
Australia's relationship with China can survive – but it won't be the same again
There can be no return to the relations of the past. The question for 2021 is how to find a new settling point. Originally published in The Guardian.
Digital Authoritarianism, China and COVID
Analyses
Digital Authoritarianism, China and COVID
The coronavirus has showcased China's cyber-powered social control capabilities, with implications for human rights worldwide.
Reports
The Case for Australia to Step Up in Southeast Asia
A policy brief by Hervé Lemahieu, Director of the Power and Diplomacy Program at the Lowy Institute, published by The Brookings Institution.
2020 Asia Power Index Key Findings Report
Analyses
2020 Asia Power Index Key Findings Report
The annual Asia Power Index — launched by the Lowy Institute in 2018 — measures resources and influence to rank the relative power of states in Asia. The project maps out the…
Australia's Security and the Rules-Based Order: Tracking a Decade of Policy Evolution
Interactives
Australia's Security and the Rules-Based Order: Tracking a Decade of Policy Evolution
In this feature, we identify ten recurring propositions about the rules-based order and show it's evolution through national debate and government policy. Explore how the rules…
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
The Director’s Chair: Ambassador Nicholas Burns on diplomacy, presidents and American power
Podcasts
The Director’s Chair: Ambassador Nicholas Burns on diplomacy, presidents and American power
In this episode of The Director’s Chair, Michael Fullilove speaks with Ambassador Nicholas Burns, Professor at Harvard University, Executive Director of the Aspen Strategy Group,…