Author Archives: Bob Bowker

Bob Bowker

About Bob Bowker

Bob Bowker retired from DFAT in 2008 after a 37 year career with DFAT and the UN largely focused on Middle East issues. From 2008-19 he was Adjunct Professor and later Honorary Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies at the ANU.

BOB BOWKER: The Piano Stool: Israel-Palestine and the Arc of History

As an Adjunct Professor, sometimes released and later retired from diplomacy, I would pose to my students two questions.

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BOB BOWKER.-Iran and the United States: Where to from here?

The assassination, at President Trump’s instruction, of the emblematic Iranian military leader Qassem Sulaimani has almost certainly moved the Iran-US contest into a new phase.

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