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The Yemen raid and the ghost of Anwar al-Awlaki

The aftermath of raids in once-forgotten corners of the world will be leveraged by actors for their own political purposes, writes Haroro J. Ingram and Craig Whiteside

China, Australia and the US rebalance?

Feng Zhang questions whether the current, relatively uneventful security relationship between Australia and China can last under changing circumstances. (Image: Department of Defence)

DP2017/7 Getting In: College Choice for Pacific Islander High School Football Players

Pacific Islander (PI) communities are underrepresented in US higher education, and hold bachelor’s degrees at rates lower than the national rate (US Census 2012).

Saving Face on the Korean Peninsula

Published in East Asia Forum, 5 May 2017.

Australia must be dexterous in its ties with Trump's America

Australia must deal now with an inexperienced American leadership inclined to reject expertise. Intelligence chiefs have been removed from the most important decision-making apparatus, the National Security Council, and replaced with ideologues. The potential for grave errors of judgment appears greater than in years.

Risk and imagination in the Trump era

Although the Australia-US alliance is a relationship of longstanding mutual benefit, Canberra now needs to take very seriously the possibility of its ally devising plans that are not well matched to the risks the nation now faces, Greg Raymond writes.

US 'sail through' will not deter China

President Barack Obama's decision to send a U.S. Navy ship through waters claimed by China, around an artificial island in the South China Sea, was presented as a warning that Washington will not allow Beijing to block freedom of navigation. Officials have suggested that the operation in late October might be the first in a series of similar maneuvers with the same objective. But such operations are unlikely to deter China or reassure America's friends in Asia

Sino-US Competition and Nuclear Non-Proliferation on the Korean Peninsula

Brendan Taylor argues that the Korean Peninsula during the decade from 2002 to 2012 provides a clear case of strategic diplomacy in practice.

The Pivot, Past And Future

Obama’s signature foreign policy initiative is in (largely homegrown) trouble.

Election proves US is the home of the crazy and brave

Australia will face significant change and challenges over the next four years, regardless if US voters elect Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton president.

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