Thursday, October 23, 2014

Gareth Evans

Gareth Evans, former Foreign Minister of Australia (1988-1996) and President of the International Crisis Group (2000-2009), is currently Chancellor of the Australian National University. He co-chairs the New York-based Global Center for the Responsibility to Protect and the Canberra-based Center for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament.

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Islamic State of Syria and Iraq
World Affairs 8

The Right Iraqi Intervention

The US is right to use its military to protect Iraq's Yezidi minority from genocide by marauding Islamic State militants. The US action is fully consistent with the principles of the international… read more

China India Japan Maritime Exercises
World Affairs 0

Debating Japanese Defense

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is redefining Japan’s constitution to allow for "collective self-defense." Project Syndicate contributors Joseph Nye and Gareth Evans ‘debate’ the merits of Abe's vision.… read more

Shinzo Abe Visits Yasukuni Shrine
World Affairs 5

Abe’s Asian Gambit

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s makeover of Japanese foreign policy ranks among the most important recent global developments. But, the process must be very carefully managed by all concerned, including… read more

Newsart for MH370’s Beacon of Hope
World Affairs 2

MH370’s Beacon of Hope

Whatever the past frustrations (and possibly even bigger disappointments yet to come) in the search for MH370, the bigger and much more significant story of the search is what has gone right. The… read more

Newsart for The Ukraine Nuclear Delusion
World Affairs 5

The Ukraine Nuclear Delusion

An argument now widely heard is that Ukraine would not be in the trouble it is in had it retained its substantial stockpile of nuclear weapons at the end of the Cold War. Given its dangerous policy… read more

Newsart for Cambodia’s Violent Peace
World Affairs 0

Cambodia’s Violent Peace

Cambodia’s government has been getting away with murder. It is not the kind of genocidal slaughter conducted by the Khmer Rouge in the 1970’s, but it is murder nonetheless: Cambodian citizens are… read more

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