Security, International

Report

28 Nov 2018

The South Pacific is becoming a more strategically crowded and contested space. But, despite the strong aid and defence relations Australia maintains with the island states, there’s been little attention given to date to the role of Australia’s private sector in the Pacific islands region....

Report

18 Oct 2018

The US military presence in the Middle East is the culmination of a common bargain with Middle Eastern governments - security cooperation and military assistance in exchange for US access to military bases in the region. Despite significant financial expenditure and thousands of lives lost,...

Survey

1 Oct 2018

Despite the unease many feel about the United States at the moment, the idea of a U.S-led world order is still attractive to most. When asked which would be better for the world, having China or the U.S as the top global power, people in...

Blog post

23 Jul 2018

Australia’s international security outlook is starting to look very threatening. The White House is undermining the international order, has started a trade war with China and the EU, and is threatening the unity of NATO. At the same time, China and Russia are becoming increasingly...

Transcript

19 Jul 2018

Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Senator the Hon Penny Wong, joined the United States Studies Centre for an address looking at the role of the United States in Asia.

Report

19 Jun 2018

There is a sense that the established order in global affairs is shifting. The articles commissioned for this volume, the first of a new annual series, have been written by Chatham House experts and reflect their perspectives on selected aspects of this transition.

Report

31 May 2018

As Indonesia’s economy continues to grow, the relationship with Australia is becoming more and more asymmetric. From the Australian perspective, it presents some opportunities but, as a counterbalance, Indonesia may be seeking to engage more closely with other, larger, powers in the region. This paper...

Report

28 May 2018

China’s growing influence is a delicate puzzle for the international community, which must welcome a transformed power without acquiescing in the destruction of the global diplomatic infrastructure. This report claims that New Zealand’s business, political and intellectual elite have all been targeted by the Chinese...

Report

24 May 2018

Now that North Korea has finally reached the threshold of a nuclear missile capability to directly threaten the US mainland, its scripted brand of hyperbole and brinksmanship is encountering a different sort of melodrama - the political theatre of Donald Trump.

Report

26 Apr 2018

There is no doubt that there is immense scope and potential for Chinese investment in India, especially in infrastructure. New Delhi, for its part, should not be bogged down by the baggage of the past and must work to address key issues, such as bureaucracy,...

Report

22 Feb 2018

Australia is approaching an important window of opportunity to change our approach to the use of space for defence and national security purposes and, more broadly, to the establishment of a sovereign space industry

Transcript

21 Feb 2018

In a wide-ranging speech about the newly created Home Affairs portfolio, Peter Dutton has emphasized Australian values as well as national security - but managing migration levels will remain a key task.

Report

20 Feb 2018

The ASEAN–Australia summit in Sydney in March is the launch point for a discussion of what much closer cooperation could mean for the future of the ASEAN Community.

Transcript

19 Feb 2018

This speech, delivered by Australian Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, provides some interesting pointers on how the Australian government’s foreign policy has evolved within a short period of time.

Report

25 Oct 2017

US–Russia relations are more problematic and acrimonious than at any time since the end of the Cold War.

Strategy

4 Oct 2017

This resource outlines Australia's cyber affairs agenda for the next three years, with the hope of creating the environment for digital trade to generate economic growth and opportunities for Australia.

Report

24 Aug 2017

This paper argues that the strategic challenges facing East Asia are being amplified by economic uncertainty and by the narrow reliance of governments on their ability to deliver growth for political legitimacy.

Commentary

16 Aug 2017

Britain has spiralled into political failure since voting to leave the European Union. What happened, and what happens next? David Hayes takes a look.

Journal

14 Feb 2017

Editorial:

Whereas the November 2016 issue of Policy Quarterly focused on local government, this issue takes a global perspective. In particular, it explores the major challenges facing humanity in the 21st century, and it does so through the lens of ‘global studies’. The articles...

Report

Survey

16 Jun 2016

A majority of Australians think the United Kingdom should stay in the European Union, according to new Lowy Institute polling. In a decisive result, 51% of Australian adults say the United Kingdom ‘should remain a member of the European Union’, while only 19% say it...

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