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In this instalment of The Debate Papers, Dr Elizabeth Buchanan and Dr Richard Dunley assess whether the AUKUS Optimal Pathway is the best way forward to realise Australia’s strategic interests.

18 June 2024

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Election Watch 2024: New Cold Wars in a year like no other

5 August 2024



7.30pm AEST

Hear New York Times White House and National Security Correspondent David Sanger answer questions about what the 2024 election might mean for US leadership on the global stage.

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Sydney International Strategy Forum 2024

20 November 2024

On 20 November 2024 — two weeks after the US election — the United States Studies Centre will host the second Sydney International Strategy Forum, bringing together world-renowned thought leaders for an in-depth discussion of what happens next.

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Election Watch 2024: Reflections on the Republican National Convention

19 July 2024



8.00pm AEST

A panel discussion featuring co-host of “Planet America” Chas Licciardello, former Assistant Press Secretary for President Ronald Reagan Kim Hoggard and USSC Director of Research Jared Mondschein.

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Governing AI: How are governments engaging with generative AI?

9 July 2024



6.30pm AEST

The Centre's Emerging Technology Program hosted Professor Susan Ariel Aaronson, an expert on data and AI governance.

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AUKUS, allies and partners

26 June 2024



8.00pm AEST

Dr Zack Cooper, Professor Peter Dean, Jennifer Parker and Professor Alessio Patalano discuss the potential for widening AUKUS participation to other likeminded states.

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Economic security in a turbulent world

19-20 June 2024

The world economy is undergoing a patchwork reversal of global integration as major powers seek to “de-risk” key economic relationships and use new policy tools to boost domestic investment in strategic industries.

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