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Senior leader of the Communist Party of China Wang Qishan and US President Barack Obama. Photo by wikimedia

China's slam dunk

12 May 2015

China has not just overtaken the US economy, but will soon leave it far behind, writes HUGH WHITE For longer than anyone now living can remember, the United States has been by far the world's richest...

ANU Myanmar Student Association members (from l to r) Kyaw Maung, Khaing Khaing Soe, Khaing Sandi Win Min, Thin Pyie and Chit Win

Putting down roots

30 April 2015

 A new student society is helping Myanmar students live Canberra and ANU life to the fullest. Imagine arriving in Australia and being so overwhelmed by the technology, that even the concept of using...

Andrew Chan (left) and Myuran Sukumaran - two Australians facing imminent execution in Indonesia. Photo by AFP.

Australia can change Asia for the better

30 April 2015

Australia has the resources and clout to push for major change in the region, including issues as divisive as the death penalty. The real challenge is whether we have the ideas, arguments and...

Visitors look at the skeletons of Chinese prisoners which were buried alive by Japanese soldiers. Photo by AFP.

Asia still festers over WWII wounds

27 April 2015

Australia may have just marked 100 years since the failed Gallipoli campaign. But it is the anniversary of another war and its legacies we should be keeping our eyes own, write Nick Bisley and...

Photo by Rita M. on flickr.

Looking beyond the legend

24 April 2015

As Australia marks the centenary of the ill-fated Gallipoli campaign, four war historians examine what Anzac means and dig a little deeper into the myths and legends surrounding one of the nation’s...

Archy (Mark Lee) gets ready for the charge at the Nek in Peter Weir's 'Gallipoli'.

Lest we forget what really happened

24 April 2015

Mourning, myth and memory clash in centenary of Anzac, writes James Giggacher. One hundred years ago Australian soldiers, part of an allied army, made a botched dawn landing on the shores of the...

The secret to success

23 April 2015

ANU historian collects prestigious spy-writing award for first official history of Australia’s Secret Intelligence Organisation.Professor David Horner, from the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre...

A proposed new Australian flag, designed by Professor John Blaxland.

Anzacs flew the Union Jack but now we need to wave our own flag

20 April 2015

Prince Harry’s current secondment with the Australian Army, and the coverage it has received, reminds us of the imperial ties of old – and so does the forthcoming Gallipoli centenary, writes JOHN...

Clark Davis Ivins.

Student prize honours fallen soldier

16 April 2015

A prize aimed at first-year security studies students at The Australian National University has been established in commemoration of an Australian soldier who died during World War II.Private Clark...

Photo by Antonio Tajuelo on flickr.

Why Australia should have joined the AIIB last November

7 April 2015

If Australia is serious about infrastructure then it should have signed up to the Chinese bank months ago, writes Susan Harris-Rimmer. Australia has announced that it is signing on to the China-led...

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