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Michael Wesley

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Australian National University
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Report

13 Nov 2017

There has been much talk about the changing global environment in recent years with significant shifts in the global economy, politics and governance.

As a result, the standards and institutions that Australia has relied on, in some cases for decades, to underpin global relations...

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Research report

30 Jun 2017

The global system of alliances that the United States built after the Second World War underpinned the stability and prosperity of the postwar order. But during the 20th century, the multilateral NATO alliance system in Europe and the bilateral San Francisco alliance system in Asia rarely...

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Research report

27 Apr 2017

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Once again, Trump has broken the mould. The 100-day mark is traditionally used to assess a new administration’s progress in advancing its policy agenda. With Trump, that’s impossible. In foreign policy at least, it’s more appropriate to ask whether at the 100-day...

Audio podcast

26 Aug 2016

Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has announced Australia will develop a new foreign policy White Paper, its first since 2003. What has changed for Australian foreign affairs over the last thirteen years, and what foreign policy decisions should the new White Paper prioritise over the...

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Book

31 May 2016

This is a collection of essays in honour of eminent Professor Robert O’Neill. Each chapter was written by prominent academics and practitioners who have had a professional connection with Professor O’Neill during his long and distinguished career. The overarching themes running throughout the...

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Journal article

16 Nov 2015

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As a consequence of its membership of a US-centred global alliance network, Australia’s regional obligations in the South Pacific are as pertinent to Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands’s drawdown as they were to its inception. Canberra’s imperatives in...

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Video lecture/presentation

14 Sep 2015

In this video recorded at Parliament House in Canberra on the 14th of September 2015 The Hon Julie Bishop MP discusses the importance of academic discourse in public policy formulation and Australia's engagement in the region.

This speech was to launch the book Restless Continent:...

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01 Oct 2014

The conference brought together experts to assess the impact of Yudhoyono's presidency on Indonesia's development.

This video presents the conferences welcoming remarks and a political update. Nine more presentations can be viewed by clicking "Playlist" in the top-left corner of the video...

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Video lecture/presentation

01 Aug 2013

In this seminar Professor Michael Wesley of the National Security College examines the nexus between wealth, power and identity in Asia's rapidly developing societies and what it means for the future of the region.

The rapid development of Asia has revived an old debate about human...

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Video lecture/presentation

28 Apr 2013

What is the role of the modern ambassador? How much influence do they really have? While the days of Argo are probably long gone, so too is a life of garden parties, cups of tea and private clubs. In a new era of security threats, changing balances of power and global roaming of every sort,...

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