The future of the Australia-US alliance: Report briefing

The future of the Australia-US alliance: Report briefing

When

6.00pm–7.30pm

29 July 2019

Where

Parliament House, Canberra, Private Dining Room

Type

Briefing

Cost

Free but registration is required for APH security screening

The authors of a new report examining the future of the Australia-US alliance amidst increasing tensions with China will hold a briefing at Parliament House in Canberra.

Former advisor to US Secretary of State John Kerry, Dr Charles Edel, and former advisor to Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, Dr John Lee, joined forces for the special USSC report, which details why there are divergences between the two allies when it comes to countering China and how to narrow those differences. 

Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Frances Adamson, will moderate a discussion with the authors. 

At the briefing, the authors will present their findings and lay out their bold recommendations for navigating the US-Australia relationship into the future.

Featuring

  • Dr Charles Edel
    Dr Charles Edel
    Senior Fellow, United States Studies Centre

    Dr Charles Edel is Senior Fellow and Visiting Scholar at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. Prior to this appointment, he was Associate Professor of Strategy and Policy at the US Naval War College, and served on the US Secretary of State’s Policy Planning Staff from 2015-2017. In that role, he advised Secretary of State John Kerry on political and security issues in the Asia-Pacific region. 

  • Dr John Lee
    Dr John Lee
    Non-Resident Senior Fellow, United States Studies Centre

    Dr John Lee is a Senior Fellow (non-resident) at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. He is also a Senior Fellow (non-resident) at the Hudson Institute in Washington DC. From 2016-2018, he was senior adviser to Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.

The Foreign Policy and Defence Program receives funding support from the following partners

Location