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United States Studies Centre (USyd)

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Discussion paper

16 Nov 2017

Rodger Shanahan and John Blaxland argue about whether Australia should maintain military operations in the Arabian Peninsula or focus on threats closer to home.

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Research report

13 Nov 2017

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  • Innovation is critical to Australia's future. The economic and technological realities of an increasingly innovative world economy will inevitably catch up to Australia — and Australia needs to be ready. The Global Innovation Index (GII), the world'
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25 Oct 2017

A dual crisis haunts America’s Asia policy at a time when China is challenging the United States-led regional order. Early visits to the region by senior Trump administration officials, along with intense attention to the North Korean nuclear problem, point to an illusory continuity in Asia...

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Discussion paper

29 Aug 2017

The United States Studies Centre’s new debate series, "The Debate Papers", provides a platform for learned voices to argue issues affecting the United States, Australia, and the relationship between the two. These counterpoints traverse topics such as economics, foreign policy and politics....

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13 Aug 2017

Australia enjoys a remarkable benefit from its multi-faceted, two-way investment relationship with the United States. And while Australia’s trade relationships, particularly in the region, are vital to continued growth and prosperity, the United States remains Australia’s indispensable economic...

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Research report

25 Jul 2017

For Australia to successfully influence the Trump administration, Australian political leaders will need to invest more personal time in Washington with the figures that command the president’s attention. Critical in this allocation of effort is the need to focus on individuals likely to last...

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Research report

16 Mar 2017

Executive summary and recommendations

The Trump administration looks to be adopting a more muscular and self-interested security policy in the Asia-Pacific.

  • Confrontational on China: Trump and his advisers have outlined a hard line towards
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Research report

24 Jan 2017

Introduction

President Donald Trump has hinted at a more muscular US foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific. In tweets and speeches since the election, he has adopted a hard-line on China’s island-building in the South China Sea, vowed to prevent North Korea from acquiring a...

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Research report

24 Jan 2017

The nomination of General James N. Mattis to the position of Secretary of Defense in the Trump Administration is a reassuring sign for many allies of the United States, as well as those who are supportive of a continuing US commitment to a rules-based liberal world order. Mattis, a career combat...

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Research report

19 Oct 2016

Introduction

Ask any American foreign policy official to list the strongest US alliances, and the one with Australia will be without hesitation at or near the very top. That’s for good reason: Washington is newly focused on Australia’s neighbourhood, with an explicit “...

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Research report

01 Sep 2016

The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, with the support of the Dow Chemical Company, has released the final report from the Dow Sustainability Program.

The report draws together the outcomes of this six-year program in five main areas: alternative transport fuels,...

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Research report

24 Mar 2015

This project explores the important relationship between the United States and Australia.

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The United States and Australia share historical ties from the 19th century. The two countries fought alongside each other in the First World War and have been formal...

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