Friday 24 Feb 2017 | 17:13 | SYDNEY
Long reads
21 Feb 2017 17:29

Facebook's manifesto: Why the world needs a say

Last week Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released a 6000-word manifesto on how Facebook aims to change the way civic society operates around the world.

24 Feb 2017 10:48

How the Foreign Affairs White Paper can address Asia's power shift

Sam Roggeveen is right ('One Big Question the White Paper Cannot Ignore'). The new DFAT White Paper cannot ignore the big questions about America, China and the strategic future of Asia, because those big questions will do more than anything to frame Australia’s international situation over the...

24 Feb 2017 8:25

Saving NAFTA: Canada’s three-point playbook

Last week Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau completed his first official visit with President Donald Trump in Washington D.C. Trudeau and his staff were no doubt aware that it’s usually the other way around: since the early 1980s, there's been an unofficial tradition that the first...

23 Feb 2017 17:29

Why Australia and Japan need a Plan B

Concern over the possible decline of US power and the resilience of its commitment to underwriting security in Asia is not new. In the post-1945 period, doubts over Washington’s commitment to maintaining a leadership role in the region have followed President Nixon’s shift to the Guam Doctrine in...

23 Feb 2017 15:41

Migration and Border Policy links: US ructions, Yemen, refugee return and more

By Rachael Buckland, an intern with the Lowy Institute's Migration and Border Policy project. US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly released two memos detailing the departmental implementation of Trump’s executive orders on border security and immigration enforcement. The NYT Editorial Board...