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Reaching peace in Afghanistan and the Pakistan factor

When Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan returned home last week after his 3-day trip to Washington, he received a hero’s welcome. It was as if he had just won the cricket World Cup. But given the relatively poor state of U.S.-Pakistan ties, there were concerns the meeting would not end so well.

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)

US Policy in the Horn of Africa since 1974

Samuel Makinda, ‘US Policy in the Horn of Africa since 1974’, IR Working Paper No.

Chinese Visions of the Asian Political-Security Order

Feng Zhang, ‘Chinese Visions of the Asian Political-Security Order’, Asia Policy, 13(2) 2018: 13-18.

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).

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.

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