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CAVAN HOGUE. Australian Foreign Policy. (Repost from Policy Series)

Summary. Australian Foreign Policy is dominated by fear, defence issues, the American Alliance and the search for votes in marginal electorates. We talk about the importance of Asia but instinctively cleave to Europe and North America who are said to … Continue reading

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RICHARD BUTLER. Foreign Policy. An Independent Australian Foreign Policy (Repost from Policy Series) 

Summary: For fifty years, since Australia entered the war in Vietnam in 1965, Australian foreign policy has been made increasingly subservient to a specific concept of Australia’s relationship with the United States. That concept, first enunciated by Prime Minister Menzies … Continue reading

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