Tag Archives: foreign policy

RAMESH THAKUR. Is the sun setting on the US imperium?

China is on the march to a dominant military footprint while American policy lacks strategic intent.

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NICK DEANE. Keep Australia out of US wars

In the event of war between the USA and any other nation in our region, Australia could not avoid involvement, because of its alliance with the USA. That is the reality we need to address. To avoid the possibility of … Continue reading

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ALISON BROINOWSKI. What Australian Foreign Policy?

Insider, analyst and adviser Allan Gyngell finds that Australian defence and foreign policy are more bipartisan than ever. But even as Australia’s national security agenda metastesizes, we have more to fear from an unreliable ally and an increasingly lawless world. … Continue reading

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RICHARD BUTLER. It Now Begins, in Earnest.

Governing in earnest now begins in the US under the new Administration. The Congress, still deeply divided, will need to make sense of Trump’s sketchy proposals. They are unlikely to agree or succeed. The need for Australia to review and … Continue reading

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JOHN MENADUE. What the major parties ignored in the election?

  The election seemed more about avoiding some key issues than a contest of values and ideas. Because so many key issues such as refugees were avoided, it is not surprising that so many voters, about one third, turned their … Continue reading

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Stuart Harris. What Australia’s Foreign Policy Should Look Like

Fairness, Opportunity and Security Policy series edited by Michael Keating and John Menadue.  The focus in Australia’s foreign policy has shifted back and forth between the global and the regional, and between multilateralism and bilateralism in economic and political relationships, … Continue reading

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