International relations

21 March 2017

This yearbook looks at those areas around the world where terrorism and counterterrorism are in greatest focus.

Essay
17 March 2017

The 2017 Whitlam Institute Gough Whitlam Oration, by Dr Stephen FitzGerald AO, was a landmark and timely address on Australia's place in the world. 

Report
17 March 2017

Report of a formal dialogue which examined cybersecurity issues and how best to manage them in a cooperative manner.

Report
16 March 2017

Australia needs to adopt a more active foreign and security policy in Asia to manage the destabilising shifts that Trump’s administration could produce.

Report
14 March 2017

This paper examines the deep and complex United States – Australia trade and investment relationship and points out some of the implications of announced and potential policy changes under...

Article
13 March 2017

The Jekyll and Hyde character of the Trump administration is the result of a deep structure at its heart that stems from two dynamics that are in tension with each other, writes Thomas Wright.

Submission
28 February 2017

We call on the Australian Government to develop and implement a contemporary, independent and high quality foreign policy strategy based on evidence, ethics, social justice, solidarity and...

Report
28 February 2017

This report argues that even as ASEAN’s strategic pertinence steadily increases, the member states of the grouping face a dilemma over collective action that challenges not only perceptions of...

Report
23 February 2017

The economy of Timor-Leste is dependent on revenues from oil and gas reserves, which are beginning to run out.

Report
17 February 2017

This report is based on a systematic review of open source information about the finances of Islamic State in its core territory in Syria and Iraq.