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Global Learning Program

Have a look at the wide range of overseas study experiences and internships offered by the Bell School.

Emerging U.S. Security Partnerships in Southeast Asia

The Centre for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) recently hosted a panel discussion in Washington DC

Berlin attack: security intelligence has limits in preventing truck-borne terror

The Christmas market truck assault in Berlin, which has left 12 dead and dozens injured, is a disturbing echo of the truck-borne attack on Bastille Day celebrants on the Nice promenade in July.

Between the Lines with Tom Switzer: Interview with Peter Dean- US-Australia security treaty under Donald Trump

This year marked the 65th anniversary of the security treaty between Australia and the US. It was also the 50th anniversary of the first presidential visit to Australia: LBJ on the eve of the 1966 federal election. But in the wake of the Donald Trump election is it time to cut the strings and go it alone? A new book looks at Australian perspectives and policy choices, the US role in Asia and the Pacific and the future challenges that our most important relationship may face.

Afraid new world

The election of President Trump brings more uncertainty than direction. His election campaign was in broad strokes, and his radical propositions may yet prove to be merely opening gambits for negotiations. Where foreign policy was concerned, the Middle East received far more attention than Asia.

A global role smashed by US voters

Now we know. For 20 years Australians have been happy to assume that America had the strength and resolve to remain the world's leading power. In particular, our leaders have assured us that we can rely on America's power and judgment to manage China's rise, to keep Asia stable and Australia safe. But now we know that America is not the country we thought it was.

US election: Donald Trump presidency is cause for real security concern

Julie Bishop has indicated that her Department of Foreign ­Affairs is looking at various scenarios for the outcome of the US elections tomorrow. She made it plain that a Donald Trump presidency would have to be per­suaded to maintain a US presence in the Asia-Pacific region. “It will be up to our region, including Australia, to persuade a Trump administration to focus on the Asia-Pacific,” she said. In my view, Australia should be concerned, very concerned, about a Trump victory. And here’s why.

Professor Des Ball: The insurgent intellecutal

The Sydney Morning Herald publishes an article by Dr Nicholas Farrelly on the extraordinary life of Vale Professor Desmond Ball AO following his recent passing.

Canberra academics recognised in national teaching awards

When Joanne Wallis first started teaching at The Australian National University she realised many of her students were petrified about getting a job at the end of their degree.

Wedged West faces geopolitical, death threats on emerging fronts

We are living in an exceedingly dangerous world that is challenging the core values of our Western civilisation.

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