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Andrew Chan (right) and Myuran Sukumaran talk to their lawyer.

Don't shoot the messenger

17 February 2015

Keeping death row inmates alive is one of the best chances of success in Joko Widodo’s war on drugs, write Clarke Jones and James Giggacher. Indonesia has announced that death row inmates and '...

Pro-Russian rebels ride an armoured vehicle in Ukraine. Photo by AFP.

A victory for Russia

17 February 2015

 Vladimir Putin will see the Ukraine ceasefire agreement as a reward for his brinkmanship and a vindication of his strategy, writes Mathew Davies.The agreement in Minsk between Russia and the Ukraine...

Will Gusmao continue to influence Timor-Leste politics from the shadows? Photo by Rusty Stewart on flickr.

Can Xanana Gusmao anoint his successor?

10 February 2015

Timor-Leste’s departing prime minister still seeks to play a major role in the country’s often volatile and rocky politics, writes Sue Ingram. On 5 February, Timor-Leste’s long-serving prime minister...

Timothea Horn. Photo by James Walsh.

Small powers, big difference

6 February 2015

PhD researcher Timothea Horn is examining how ‘small powers’ can help stop the global spread of landmines, small arms and weapons of mass destruction.  Each year, almost 3,000 people around the...

ANU honours accidental academic

4 February 2015

She was an accidental academic dedicated to avoiding Armageddon, a pioneer in a field long dominated by men, once approached to spy for the Soviet Union, and a source of inspiration for Henry...

Today’s world yesterday

3 February 2015

As one of Australia’s pre-eminent international relations and security scholars, Coral Bell not only shaped Australian defence and foreign policy; she foresaw the challenges and dangers of today’s...

Coral Bell AO.

The accidental academic

3 February 2015

The legacy of Coral Bell – one of Australia’s keenest minds on world politics – lives on to inspire a whole new generation of scholars, writes Sheryn Lee.Tomorrow, the ANU College of Asia and the...

A woman votes in Timor-Leste's presidential elections. Photo by United Nations Photo on flickr.

Strong states need people-driven constitutions

21 January 2015

People power in putting together constitutions can help sustain post-conflict and new states.It was the first new state of the 21st century. But less than five years after gaining independence from...

Front row (left to right): Thomas Power, Christopher Perks, Stewart Sutherland, Raymond Lovett.  Backrow (left to right): Sophia Buchhor​n, Zoe Hatten, Caroline Compton, Gerard McCarthy, Timothea Horn, Justine Chambers, Nonie Elise Tuxen.

Students sweep up in Endeavour awards

7 January 2015

ANU College of Asia and the Pacific collects six of 26 prestigious Endeavour Postgraduate scholarships for graduate research and fieldwork. Six graduate students from the ANU College of Asia and the...

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The Singapore Grand Prix and soft power

19 September 2014

Formula One is about serious speed, cutting-edge engineering and transformative technology. But mostly it’s about money. Like no other sport, Formula One (F1) follows the money. That’s why the F1...

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