Australia and Asian neighbours, foreign policy, diplomacy, international relations, Andrew Carr, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre

Can We Trust America? Our Closest Ally in the Time of COVID

The ANU Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs and Australian Foreign Affairs will host an important discussion of Australia’s closest ally in the time of COVID, as its dominance in the Asia-Pacific faces challenge from China and its “America First” foreign policy marks a shift away from global engagement.

Lead contributors to the latest issue of Australian Foreign Affairs Brendan Taylor, Kelly Magamen and Michael Wesley are joined by the US Studies Centre’s Gorana Grgic to take a hard look at the changing status of the United States.

Thai domestic politics threatens to derail its diplomacy

Thailand has been a treaty ally of the United States since 1954, but its political direction since 2006 — amid warming strategic ties with Beijing — is placing serious pressure on the alliance.

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