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Commentary
Search and Rescue’s Rising Political Profile
Search and Rescue’s Rising Political ProfileEuan GrahamThe International Institute for Strategic Studies29 May 2015Euan Graham
2015 Lowy Institute polling: Attitudes to Australia’s aid program
Polling
2015 Lowy Institute polling: Attitudes to Australia’s aid program
A majority of Australians of voting age are in favour of the recent budget cuts to Australia’s overseas aid to developing countries. Alex Oliver
Commentary
A diplomatic mission to abolish the death penalty would be a fitting response to executions
A diplomatic mission to abolish the death penalty would be a fitting response to executionsDr Michael FulliloveSydney Morning Herald4 May 2015Click here for the online text…
Australia and the 1951 Refugee Convention
Analyses
Australia and the 1951 Refugee Convention
In this Analysis, Khalid Koser argues that the implementation of the 1951 Refugee Convention is failing the interests of both states and refugees. Koser argues that Australia is…
Analyses
Australia and climate change negotiations: at the table, or on the menu?
In this Analysis, Howard Bamsey and Kath Rowley argue that any failure to pay proper, high-level attention to the current international climate change negotiations raises several…
Commentary
Don't turn away from Vanuatu's destruction
Don't turn away from Vanuatu's destructionJenny Hayward-JonesABC The Drum17 March 2015Please click here for the online text.Jenny Hayward-Jones
Analyses
Iranian foreign policy under Rouhani
In this Lowy Institute Analysis Rodger Shanahan examines changes in Iranian foreign policy under President Rouhani. He argues that while the Iranian President has changed the tone…
Reports
Submission to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Consular Strategy 2014-16
In response to the invitation of the Foreign Minister to make a formal submission on the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Consular Strategy 2014-16, Alex Oliver…
Commentary
A successful summit still leaves Abbott miffed
A successful summit still leaves Abbott miffedMike CallaghanAustralian Financial Review16 November 2014Please click here for the online text.Mike Callaghan