From “China Shock” to deglobalisation shock: China’s WTO accession and US economic engagement 20 years on
In the latest report from the USSC's International Economy Program Stephen Kirchner unpicks the popular ‘China shock’ literature which says the pursuit of permanent and normal trade relations with China 20 years ago was a strategic error on the part of the United States and that, instead, it was the failings of US institutions and policy settings that exacerbated the negative impacts.
The Alliance at 70: The story of the Alliance between Australia and the United States
The Alliance at 70 commemorates the Alliance between Australia and the United States on the 70th anniversary of the signing of the ANZUS Treaty in San Francisco on 1 September 1951. This lavishly-produced coffee-table book features a foreword by Prime Minister Scott Morrison and contributions by President George W Bush, Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Prime Minister John Howard, Julie Bishop, Paul Hogan, David Petraeus, Dennis Richardson and Rob Sitch, among others.
Small Grants Program: Applications now open for research funding
The USSC's Small Grants Program supports research projects on topics aligned with the Centre's research strategy. Topics of interest range from charting US return to leadership in multilateral fora, to climate and energy policy developments, and protecting democratic institutions from foreign interference and misinformation. Requests for up to $25,000 will be considered with proposals accepted and evaluated on a rolling basis.
A seat at the table: The role of regional multilateral institutions in US Indo-Pacific strategy
In this new report, USSC foreign policy and defence program research fellow Susannah Patton cautions the United States needs to elevate the priority it gives to ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and other regional institutions if it is to compete effectively with China.