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Analysis of America. Insight for Australia. Solutions for the Alliance.

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Dr Prakash Gopal explores the possibility of developing a collective deterrence and defence framework within the Quad to buttress Chinese aggression in the Indo-Pacific.

12 June 2024

Trade
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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Foreign policy
Conference
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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US politics
Launch event
Red book | Blue book report launch / Sydney

30 May 2024

6.30pm

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8.30pm AEST

Experts from the United States Studies Centre delivered a guide for decision-makers regarding the next US presidential administration.

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US politics
Launch event
Red book | Blue book report launch / Parliament House, Canberra

29 May 2024

7.30am

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9.00am AEST

The United States Studies Centre launched its latest report Red Book | Blue Book 2024, a guide for decision-makers regarding the next US presidential administration.

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The future of democracy in the Pacific and Southeast Asia

22 May 2024

6.00pm

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7.30pm AEST

How can Australia and Japan better support democracy in the Indo-Pacific region? How can they align their strategic priorities with the needs of a complex and emerging region? What role should the United States have in their efforts?

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Climate change
Public forum
Climate transition heating up: The race for the clean energy transition in the Indo-Pacific

21 May 2024

6.00pm

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7.30pm AEST

Major efforts are underway to boost renewable technology innovation, harness critical minerals and bolster domestic manufacturing to accelerate the clean energy transition. Yet significant hurdles remain to realising bilateral climate ambitions.

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