Organisation

United States Studies Centre (USyd)

Acronym
USSC
Owning Institution

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Research report

1 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...

Research report

24 Mar 2015

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

Summary

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 allies...

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Briefing paper

23 Mar 2018

Midterm elections are an important indicator of the national political climate that curb or enhance the power of the president’s party in Congress. If Republicans maintain majorities in the House and Senate, they will continue to pursue core policy priorities.

Research report

27 Feb 2018

Donald Trump’s ability to reshape the office, probe the boundaries of American political discourse and transform America’s place in the world will be a product not just of his will, but also of the effectiveness of institutional constraints on presidential power.

Report

24 Jan 2018

Drawing on insights from the United States' experience, this paper assesses the cultural challenge of embracing failure constructively.

Report

5 Dec 2017

The Third Offset strategy is perceived as a solution to matching the US defence budget with US strategic ambitions — to find means of sustaining its military-technological advantage in this new era of great power competition. For Australia, the Third Offset’s success or failure will...

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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Report

26 Apr 2018

The recently signed Comprehensive and Progressive Agreements for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the latest version of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), presents the United States with a tremendous opportunity. Ultimately, the U.S participating in a living and breathing agreement like CPTPP would cement America's status as...

Article

9 Sep 2010

Lyn Carson argues that citizen assemblies do have a lot to offer if they are done the right way.

The real test of a democracy is not whether it can overcome its disagreements, but how it...

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