International relations and diplomacy

Photo by Hugo Martins Oliviera on flickr.
24
Oct
Image by The US Army on flickr.
23
Oct

US-led intervention in Iraq not likely to work

The US-led military action against IS was unlikely to work and could have been avoided if the main regional actors had confronted the extremist group, according to one of Australia’s leading experts on the Middle East.

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22
Oct

ANU to host global diplomatic training

The Australian National University is set to host the world’s largest gathering of diplomacy experts and practitioners.

Image: Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Flickr.
20
Oct

ANU wins funding for joint Australian-Indonesian research

A renewable energy supergrid is among seven ANU-led research projects to win funding from the first round of Australia Indonesia Centre (AIC) collaborative research grants.

Photo courtesy of Andy L on flickr.
17
Oct

Trade leak highlights tensions among Pacific nations

The latest leak over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) highlights ongoing tensions between the 12 nations trying to negotiate the trade pact, says Australian National University trade law expert Dr Matthew Rimmer.

Professor Peter Drysdale.
17
Oct

Emeritus professor wins 2014 Japan Foundation award

Emeritus Professor Peter Drysdale has received the Japan Foundation Award for 2014 for his pioneering work in the study of economic policy in Japan and East Asia, the formation of APEC, and economic exchange between Australia and Japan.

Academics of University of Yangon completed a course at ANU
10
Oct

Partnership to help Myanmar rebuild

Twelve Myanmar academics have graduated from a two-week course that will enable them to contribute to the rebuilding of their country.

Defence Minister David Johnston launching a book from the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre.
03
Oct

Defence Minister launches book on the future of defence

Defence Minister David Johnston has launched a book from the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre on the future of the country’s defence.

Professor Lisa Kewley
02
Oct

ANU academics among Australia’s most influential women

Two Australian National University academics have been named in The Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence Awards.

US Soldiers on patrol in Iraq. Photo courtesy of the US Army.
13
Sep

The Obama version of Bush’s ‘War on Terror’ strategy

Professor Amin Saikal, Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies, examines the chances of success for the new US strategy for Iraq and Syria.

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Updated:  24 October 2014/ Responsible Officer:  Director, SCAPA/ Page Contact:  Director, SCAPA