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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
In this article for The Historical Journal, research associate Marc Palen examines how The Wealth of Nations (1776) was transformed into an amorphous text regarding the imperial question throughout the late nineteenth and early...
Although the latest instalment’s explanation of the 2012 election is limited, it offers useful insights into American political culture and campaigns
The 15th issue of the Centre's magazine, American Review.
Relations between the new Australian government and China got off to a rocky start, writes Centre visiting professor Linda Jakobson. In this essay for the Asan Forum, she focuses on relations between the...
James Ellroy’s oeuvre extends over eighteen books, comprising collections of short stories and reportage (Crime Wave; Hollywood Nocturnes; Destination: Morgue!), trilogies (L.A. Noir; Underworld USA), his...
The 14th issue of the Centre's magazine, American Review.
Is technology sapping our attention span and ruining our concentration?
How FDR saved liberal democracy by compromising on it
The budget-cutting, small-government inter-war president has emerged as a role model for today’s conservative Republicans
A timely realist repudiation of neo-conservatives and liberal hawks
This strange potpourri of chronologically discordant bits and pieces is incoherent and misleading
Five key diplomats set the scene for America’s intervention and triumph in World War II
In the Interest of Others develops a new theory of organisational leadership and governance to explain why some organisations expand their scope of action in ways that do not benefit their members directly...
Could US ingenuity during the war show the way forward to renewing America today?
The 13th issue of the Centre's magazine, American Review.
David R. Howell reviews Rosemary Foot and Andrew Walter's book China, the United States, and Global Order for the July issue of China Journal.
The Weekend Australian
Have the forces of progress, peace, and prosperity reshaped international relations to the point where an increasingly globalised world is "converging towards peace"? Research associate Tom Switzer considers in this review of...