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The 18th issue of the Centre's magazine, American Review.
Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's politics might have been tumultuous over the past few years, but even in its most parlous state, the Gillard government was able to pass carbon tax legislation. By contrast...
Hillary Clinton’s account of her time as secretary of state is no companion to Kissinger’s Diplomacy or Thatcher’s Statecraft
A special edition of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Art (Vol 14, Issue 1, 2014), edited by the US Studies Centre's Professor Roger Benjamin has been published. Entitled “American Art, Australian...
For all the 37th president’s flaws, he had an amazing ability to bounce back from serious setbacks
Like the ideology undergirding Occupy Wall Street, Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century exhibits a marked lack of historical consciousness and complexity, writes lecturer Thomas Adams. In this essay, he argues...
US Studies Centre CEO Dr Bates Gill has contributed the chapter "Untapped Trilateralism: Common Economic and Security Interests of the European Union, the United States and China" to a new book exploring the economic...
The former prime minister is right to question the bipartisan complacency about the US–Australia alliance, but he overstates his case for abandonment
Painting Rupert Murdoch as a money-making conservative does not explain his support for unprofitable publications
The 17th issue of the Centre's magazine, American Review.
From his election to Congress in 1946 to his resignation from the presidency in 1974, Richard Nixon was written off time and again. Research associate Tom Switzer reviews Nixon aide Patrick J...
A novel of race and immigration draws US culture with comic precision
In this book US Studies Centre lecturer Thomas J. Adams and the University of New Orleans's Chair in Latin American Studies Steve Striffler look at the history and politics of labour in New Orleans.
The US–Australia intervention in Vietnam could have bought time for South-East Asia to contain the Communist threat
Centre research associate Marc Palen explores the long controversy surrounding the contested presidential election of 1876 between Republican Rutherford B. Hayes and Democrat Samuel Tilden. The subsequent compromise of 1877 held within it...
The 16th issue of the Centre's magazine, American Review.
Bob Gates’s candid description of how he came to detest his job makes for jaw-dropping reading
The Gamble acts as a counter to the gossipy Game Change series, but it fails to undermine the case for punditry-driven journalism
As the United States seeks a new global role, it should heed the counsel of the leading post-war realist