Thursday, July 31, 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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Shinzo Abe Visits Yasukuni Shrine
World Affairs 3

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

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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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World Affairs 1

Mandela for the Ages

When it comes to national leadership at a time of fragility and transition, so much seems to depend on the luck of the draw. South Africa was lucky – almost miraculously so – to have had Nelson… read more

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World Affairs 2

Unintelligent Intelligence

It is as embarrassing as it gets in government to be caught spying on a friendly country, as US officials can attest in the wake of revelations of American eavesdropping on German Chancellor Angela… read more

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