Foreign policy: why we should expect more of ourselves

Prof. Hugh White talks about the government's recent Foreign Policy White Paper

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A member of the Chinese military marches before the welcoming ceremony for President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. AP

ANU graduates among the world’s most employable

For the fifth consecutive year, ANU was rated number one in Australia in the Times Higher Education, Global University Employability Ranking.

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Even under Trump, US-Vietnam relations seem to be improving

Despite their concerns about Trump's presidency, Vietnamese leaders were proactive in engaging directly with the new US President.

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Dr Tristan Moss's book launched by Major General Michael Jeffery

Former Governor General, Major General Michael Jeffery, has launched Dr Tristan Moss’s book Guarding the Periphery: the Australian Army in Papua New Guinea,...

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Dr. Tristan Moss with Major General Michael Jeffery (picture on the left) and Dr. Moss talking at the event (picture on the right)

ANU and Japan’s Ritsumeikan University to offer dual degree

A new dual degree program has been established between ANU and Ritsumeikan University.

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ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement) Professor Shirley Leitch with counterparts from Ritsumeikan University

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Ron Huisken

Dr. Ron Huisken is Adjunct Associate Professor in the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre. He has had a distinguished career in foreign affairs working as a Research Fellow at SIPRI (1968-70 &1972-76),...

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Daniel Marston BA MA (McGill) DPhil (Oxon.) FRHistS holds a Professorship in Military Studies and is also the Principal of the Military and Defence Studies Program at the Australian Command & Staff College in...

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Hugh White AO is Professor of Strategic Studies at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre of the Australian National University. He has worked on Australian and regional strategic, defence and foreign policy issues...

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Geoffrey Gray is an Academic Visitor within the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre. His published books include: The Resurgence of Racism: Howard, Hanson and the Race Debate, Geoffrey Gray and Christine Winter (...

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