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Lowy Lecture Series - Dr Khalid Koser

At the Lowy Lecture on 14 December 2011, Dr Khalid Koser reviewed and assessed the Australian government's efforts to reduce unauthorised boat arrivals over the last year. He provided a roadmap to more effective policy over the next year, drawing on lessons learned from European experiences of reducing flows of asylum seekers and irregular migrants.

When is it OK to ignore a police investigation?

An article in The Australian on the tender process for the Australia Network quotes Lowy Institute research on international broadcasting. The report, 'International broadcasting and its contribution to public diplomacy', is available here."

Dubious vision of our land

In an article in The Australian on the Australia Network and how it represents Australia, Christian Kerr quotes Lowy Institute Research Fellow Alex Oliver.

It will be an ABC of re-runs

In an article in The Daily Telegraph on the Australia Network tender process, Patrick Lion quotes Lowy Institute Research Fellow Alex Oliver.

Interview: Rory Medcalf

Rory Medcalf, Program Director International Security, was interviewed on Radio Triple J's Hack program on the decision to sell uranium to India.

Interview: Anthony Bubalo

Anthony Bubalo, Program Director West Asia, was interviewed on ABC News 24's Afternoon Live program on current political events in Egypt in the lead up to elections.

Interview: Professor Hugh White

Lowy Institute Visiting Fellow Professor Hugh White was interviewed on Channel 9's Today on Sunday program on the 70th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Interview: Rory Medcalf

Rory Medcalf, Program Director International Security, was interviewed on SBS World News Australia on the lifting of the uranium ban on India.

PNG begins a week of uncertainty

An article in The West Australian on the first stage of a bill to cement the role of women candidates for the 2012 elections in Papua New Guinea quotes Lowy Institute Research Fellow Alex Oliver.

Pollster asks the tough questions in Fiji

In an article in The Australian on conducting opinion polls under military dictatorships, Rowan Callick quotes Caz Tebbutt on the Lowy Institute Fiji Poll, which was conducted by Tebbutt Research.

Digger death reports too long coming

An article in The Advertiser on the time taken for reports on Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan to reach their families quotes Lowy Institute Military Associate James Brown.

Confusion dogs role in Afghanistan

An article in The Australian Financial Review on Australia's involvement in Afghanistan quotes the Lowy Institute Poll on public opinion and foreign policy.

Should Australia pull its troops out of Afghanistan?

So far 33 Australilan soldiers have died in Afghanistan, some at the hands of Afghan troops we are training.Lowy Institute Military Associate James Brown contributed an answer to the question of whether Australia should pull its troops out of Afghanistan.

Interview: Sam Roggeveen

Sam Roggeveen, Editor of the Lowy Institute's blog, The Interpreter, was interviewed on ABC 612's Mornings program on the Australian Government's gift to Indonesia of four RAAF Hercules planes.

Interview: Rodger Shanahan

Lowy Institute Non-resident Fellow Dr Rodger Shanahan was interviewed on ABC News 24 on Hillary Clinton's measures to increase pressure on Iran.

Australians happy hosting U.S. troops

An article in the Manila Bulletin on the US-Australia alliance being upgraded to allow US Marines in Darwin quotes Director of Studies Andrew Shearer.

Interview: James Brown

Lowy Institute Military Associate James Brown was interviewed on Radio National's PM program on Prime Minister Julia Gillard's indication that the Government may withdraw Australian troops from Afghanistan before the 2014 handover.The interview is available here.

Uranium ban sours ties with India

In an article in The Sydney Morning Herald on Prime Minister Julia Gillared's push to end Labor's ban on uranium exports to India, Matt Wade quotes Rory Medcalf, Program Director International Security.

Asia finds voice in test of wills with China

In an article in The Sydney Morning Herald on discussion of China's territorial disputes at the East Asia Summit,. Peter Hartcher quotes Director of Studies Andrew Shearer.

Interview: James Brown

Lowy Institute Military Associate James Brown was interviewed on Channel 7's Sunrise program on President Barack Obama's speech to the Australian Parliament.

Love is ... having a new best friend

In an article in The Advertiser on the planned US military buildup in Australia, Catherine Hockley quotes Dr Michael Fullilove, Program Director Global Issues.

Caught between two giants

In an article in The Sydney Morning Herald on the announcement of the deployment of US Marines in Australia, Peter Hartcher quotes Lowy Institute Director of Studies Andrew Shearer.

Gillard gets worldly

In an article in The Australian Financial Review on the visit to Australia of President Barack Obama, John Kerin quotes Dr Michael Fullilove, Program Director Global Issues.

Take it slowly with the Obama doctrine

In an article in The Australian Financial Review on the announcment of US military bases in Australia, Tony Walker quotes the 2011 Lowy Lecture given on 17 November by Lionel Barber, Editor of the Financial Times.

Obama in Oz

In an article in The Wall Street Journal on President Barack Obama's first presidential tour to Asia, Mary Kissel quotes the 2011 Lowy Institute Poll on public opinion and foreign policy.

Interview: Dr Michael Fullilove

Dr Michael Fullilove was interviewed on ABC Far North's Drive program on President Obama's address to the Australian Parliament.

Interview: Hugh White

Lowy Institute Visiting Fellow Hugh White was interviewed on Channel 10's Morning News on President Barack Obama's visit to Australia.

Interview: Linda Jakobson

Linda Jakobson, Program Director East Asia, was interviewed on ABC 702's Drive program on the Chinese view of the the US-Australia relationship.

Interview: Rory Medcalf

Rory Medcalf, Program Director International Security, was interviewed on ABC News 24's Afternoon Live program on the security outcomes of President Obama's visit to Australia.

Interview: James Brown

Lowy Institute Military Associate James Brown was interviewed on ABC News 24 on President Barack Obama's mention of Australian troops in Afghanistan.

Interview: Dr Michael Wesley

Lowy Institute Executive Director Dr Michael Wesley was interviewed on Channel 10's The Project on the announcement of an increased US military presence in Darwin.

Asia rise, the West fall?

The annual Lowy Lecture on Australia in the World is the highlight of our events calendar. The 2011 lecture was delivered by Lionel Barber, the editor of the Financial Times, who visited Australia as a guest of the Institute. In his lecture, 'Asia's Rise, the West's Fall?' delivered on 17 November, Barber examined the implications of Asia’s rise for the world and offered some prescriptions for accommodating the rising Asian powers in a new economic order for the 21st century.

'No specifics' on strategy for China

In an article in The Australian Financial Review on the United States' approach to China, John Kerin quotes Dr Michael Fullilove, Program Director Global Issues.

Interview: Dr Michael Fullilove

Dr Michael Fullilove was interviewed on ABC News 24's Afternoon Live program on the visit to Australia of US President Barack Obama.

Interview: Dr Michael Wesley

Lowy Institute Executive Director Dr Michael Wesley was interviewed on ABC News 24's Afternoon Live program on the military presence in Afghanistan of Australia and the United States.

Interview: Andrew Shearer

Lowy Institute Director of Studies Andrew Shearer was interviewed on ABC Radio National's PM program on the visit of the US President Barack Obama.The interview is available at:http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2011/s3368274.htm

Interview: Dr Michael Fullilove

Dr Michael Fullilove, Program Director Global Issues, was interviewed on ABC News 24's Breakfast program on President Barack Obama's announcement that US Marines will begin rotating through Darwin.

Interview: Dr Michael Fullilove

Dr Michael Fullilove, Program Director Global Issues, was interviewed on Radio National's The World Today program on President Barack Obama's address to the Australian Parliament.The interview is available at: http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2011/s3368577.htm

Handy friend to have in time of need

In an article in The Sydney Morning Herald on China's possible reaction to President Barack Obama's announcement of rotational deployment of US Marines to northern Australia, Peter Hartcher quotes Linda Jakobson, Program Director East Asia.

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