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The United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney is a university-based research centre, dedicated to the rigorous analysis of American foreign policy, economics, politics and culture. The Centre is a national resource, that builds Australia’s awareness of the dynamics shaping America — and critically — their implications for Australia.

Stephen Kirchner

In this opinion piece published by the Australian Financial Review, the author Parnell Palme McGuinness refers to comments made by USSC trade and investment director Stephen Kirchner.

16 October 2019
Mia Love

Former Republican congresswoman and United States Studies Centre Senior Fellow Mia Love joins the desk of Channel Ten's The Project to discuss race, the Republican Party and the prospect of a Trump impeachment.

16 October 2019

Australia National Mining Chronicle reports on new United States Studies Centre report that says Australia should be open to Chinese involvement in the development of its rare earths projects.

15 October 2019
Stephen Kirchner

USSC director of trade and investment Stephen Kirchner is quoted in this op-ed published by the Australian Financial Review.

11 October 2019
Jared Mondschein

The South China Morning Post interviews Senior Advisor Jared Mondschein about the backlash over a social media post by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey supporting Hong Kong’s protests.

10 October 2019

The Australian Financial Review's Matthew Stevens discusses the USSC's report on rare earths in his column.

10 October 2019

The Australian Financial Review reports on US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross's talks in Canberra with Resources Minister Matt Canavan on the potential development and funding of Australian critical minerals projects to diversify rare...

10 October 2019

The Australian Financial Review looks at a new United States Studies Centre report by David Uren examining the potential joint development of rare earths and other critical mineral deposits, which are vital to...

9 October 2019
David Smith

The Sydney Morning Herald interviews Senior Lecturer David Smith about the presence of controversial documentaries on Australian streaming services.

9 October 2019

The Sydney Morning Herald reports on new USSC research into rare earths security.

9 October 2019

The West Australian reports on the USSC's new research on rare earths security.

9 October 2019

Forbes looks at the USSC's report on the US hunt for future supplies of rare earths and other critical minerals.

9 October 2019
Claire McFarland

The Guardian Australia speaks to Claire McFarland about negotiations between Australia and the United States over a deal to speed up information sharing about criminal suspects.

8 October 2019
David Smith

Analysts claim US President Donald Trump is setting a 'new low' for western democracies by attempting to enlist foreign leaders to investigate his political rivals. USSC senior lecturer David Smith is quoted in...

6 October 2019
Simon Jackman

US President Donald Trump called up Australian PM Scott Morrison last month to ask for help with his Justice Department’s partisan attempt to discredit the Mueller inquiry. USSC chief executive Simon Jackman is...

4 October 2019
Simon Jackman

President Trump personally asked the Australian prime minister to assist an American federal inquiry. USSC chief executive Simon Jackman is quoted in this New York Times article.

3 October 2019
Bruce Wolpe

USSC senior non-resident fellow Bruce Wolpe is quoted in this report published by The Daily Telegraph.

2 October 2019
Simon Jackman

USSC chief executive SImon Jackman is quoted in this report by the New York Times.

1 October 2019
David Smith

A tweet suggesting a civil war would take place if US President Donald Trump was removed from office could be additional grounds for impeachment, according to two Harvard law professors, but not all...

1 October 2019
Simon Jackman

USSC chief executive Simon Jackman is quoted by Michelle Grattan in her opinion piece published by The Conversation.

1 October 2019