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From global leaders and Lowy experts

Disarmament and the United Nations

The prospect of weapons of mass destruction falling into the hands of terrorists has given a new urgency to international efforts to control nuclear, chemical and biological weapons proliferation. The result so far has been mixed at best, as Australia's Ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament in

A la carte sovereignty: Australia transforming borders

On Friday 28 May 2004, the Lowy Institute organised the inaugural New Voices Conference which examined the changing nature of Australia's borders across a wide range of issues. The conference brought together, in an informal and interactive forum, a small group of early-career people from a wide

The strategic implications for Australia of an FTA with China

In this paper Alan Dupont argues that the proposed Free Trade Agreement with China, if consummated, will be highly symbolic of the growing interdependence between Australia and China, underpinning the development of a qualitatively different political and strategic relationship from that of the past

The McKibbin-Wilcoxen Blueprint for climate policy

Professor Warwick McKibbin and Visiting Fellow Professor Peter Wilcoxen from Syracuse University outline various approaches to climate change policy. They argue that the issue of taking action against climate change should be separated from the issue of whether Australia should ratify the Kyoto