Publications

The United States Studies Centre prides itself on providing independent analysis in the form of research reports and briefs, academic publications, books and commentary. All USSC publications are viewable free of charge.

 
 
Commentary
Nicole Hemmer

While Donald Trump is campaigning, Mike Pence is doing the president's job, writes research associate Dr Nicole Hemmer for U.S. News.

21 February 2017
 
Commentary
Nicole Hemmer

Inviting Milo was a symptom of what ails conservatism. And disinviting him is no cure, writes research associate Nicole Hemmer for Politico Magazine.

20 February 2017
 
Commentary
Ashley Townshend, Brendan Thomas-Noone

US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis is emerging as an alternative and status quo power centre in Donald Trump's administration, with a capacity to influence the White House's Asia policy in reassuring ways.

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17 February 2017
 
Book
Gorana Grgic

In the last years of their existence, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (SFRY) found themselves facing a similar and very grim state of affairs...

16 February 2017
 
Brief
Jeffrey Wilson

The Trump Administration has shown a surprising amount of clarity on its intentions for trade policy in the Asia-Pacific. During the presidential campaign, Trump outlined a series of trade initiatives which, in comparison...

16 February 2017
 
Commentary
Brendan Thomas-Noone

The North Korean missile test over the weekend has emphasised the point President Obama reportedly made to President-elect Trump shortly after his electoral success: North Korea should be at the top of the...

16 February 2017
 
Commentary
Nicole Hemmer

All eyes were on the US federal courts as justices first stayed, then refused to reinstate, the Trump administration's travel ban against seven Muslim-majority countries. For Americans who fear the new administration is...

15 February 2017
 
Commentary
Dougal Robinson

Republicans say Australia is the United States' strongest ally, according to a recent survey featured in the New York Times. Yet Republicans in the US House of Representatives have been conspicuously absent in...

15 February 2017
 
Commentary
Nicole Hemmer

Research associate Dr Nicole Hemmer writes for U.S. News & World Report.

14 February 2017
 
Commentary
Nicole Hemmer

Research associate Dr Nicole Hemmer writes for Vox.

9 February 2017
 
Commentary
Tom Switzer

An opinion piece by senior fellow Tom Switzer for ASPI's The Strategist.

9 February 2017
 
Commentary
Dougal Robinson

Commentary from research fellow Dougal Robinson published on The Interpreter.

9 February 2017
 
Commentary
Nicole Hemmer

Research associate Dr Nicole Hemmer writes for U.S. News & World Report.

7 February 2017
 
Commentary
Simon Jackman

Chief executive Professor Simon Jackman writes for The Australian Financial Review.

3 February 2017
 
Commentary
Nicole Hemmer

Research associate Dr Nicole Hemmer writes for U.S. News & World Report.

31 January 2017
 
Commentary
David Smith

Interventionism, not isolationism, is the norm in US foreign policy – and Donald Trump’s rise will not change that. Senior lecturer Dr David Smith writes for The Conversation.

30 January 2017
 
Commentary
Dougal Robinson

An opinion piece in The Australian Financial Review written by research fellow Dougal Robinson.

25 January 2017
 
Commentary
Brendan Thomas-Noone

Research fellow Brendan Thomas-Noone writes for ASPI's The Strategist.

25 January 2017
 
Commentary
Brendan Thomas-Noone

An article by research fellow Brendan Thomas-Noone written for The Interpreter.

25 January 2017
 
Brief
Ashley Townshend

President Donald Trump has hinted at a more muscular US foreign policy in the Asia-Pacific. In tweets and speeches since the election, he has adopted a hard-line on China’s island-building in the South...

24 January 2017