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Measures Short of War

Australian National University’s Emeritus Professor Hugh White’s Plans for Defending Australia Peter Tesch: How Does Canberra Implement Its Role as a Regional Power with Global Interests One response from a colleague to the contentious proposal ...

06.08.2019

Obstacles and Opportunities for Economic Engagement between Australia and the Russian Federation

Presentation to the XX April 2019 International Politics Conference Presentation to the XX April 2019 International Politics Conference Introduction My presentation on contemporary Australia-Russia economic relations is divided into two sections. The first focuses on geo-economics, which looks at both countries current trade and foreign investment priorities, including the implications of China’s monumental One Belt One Road project ...

10.04.2019

The Impact of Words: Christchurch Shooting

The Lessons of Christchurch tragedy New Zealanders and Australians (two English-speaking Commonwealth nations closely knit by culture, geography and history) have been horrified by a major white extremist terrorist event in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday 15 March. Forty-nine Muslim worshippers, at ...

16.03.2019

The Kerch Strait Gambit

... Ukraine for the violence backfired, as ambassadors from the United States, Britain, France and others accused Russia of recklessness and violating Ukraine’s sovereignty” This false narrative is already solidifying in Western media, including no doubt Australia. Yet the facts are that the Ukrainian gambit was foolishly irresponsible, even suicidal. The crews are lucky their ships were not blown out of the water. Of course it would have been impossible for them to be allowed to sail unchallenged under ...

28.11.2018

The Diplomatic Disaster that Was APEC Port Moresby

... was thought to be seeking to involve more Pacific island countries in joining China’s One Belt One Road regional trading infrastructure initiative. Peter O’Neill was the first Pacific leader to sign up for OBOR . This set alarm bells ringing in Australia’s US -reliant strategic and intelligence communities. Counter-plans were developed, including: more generous Australian infrastructure aid to Pacific countries , obviously to counter China’s growing influence ; an attempted rebranding of ...

24.11.2018

Russia and Multilateral Diplomacy in East Asia

... the extent possible. Anton Tsvetov: ASEAN and Russia Look to Achieve Their Full Potential In the coming years, these alternative formats will likely revolve around all sorts of ‘Indo-Pacific’ initiatives and platforms. The revived U.S.–Japan–Australia–India quadrilateral dialogue - no doubt aimed at new and better containment of China - will also extend its cooperation formats to a wider audience of partners in Asia. The key partners here will most likely be Indonesia, Singapore and Vietnam....

27.09.2018

Tony Kevin Lecture “Current Prospects for East-West Detente — Analysis by a Former Western Diplomat”

On the 24 th of January 2018 Museum of Contemporary Russian History will host a lecture “Current prospects for East-West detente — Analysis by a former Western diplomat” by former ambassador of Australia to Poland and Cambodia Tony Kevin. The lecture is part of the RIAC and Museum’s joint course «Outlining the New World Order», planned for 2017/18. On the 24 th of January 2018 Museum of Contemporary Russian History will host a lecture ...

16.01.2018

Andrey Kortunov meets with Australian diplomats

On September 14, 2016 RIAC Director General Andrey Kortunov met with Australian Ambassador to Russia Peter Tesch and Head of the Political Section of the Embassy Ted Burgell. The participants of the meeting discussed bilateral Russian-Australian relations, security issues in the Asia-Pacific, and prospects for cooperation ...

15.09.2016
 

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