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Research associate Tom Switzer reviews Richard N. Haass's Foreign Policy Begins at Home, calling it a book that should be on President Barack Obama's reading list.
The story of a once industrial powerhouse of the Midwest now blighted by drugs and crime
American conservatives have little to gain by reverting to 18th century principles
Kishore Mahbubani shows once again why he is one of the world’s leading thinkers
The 12th issue of the Centre's magazine, American Review.
Professor Margaret Levi writes that we are in an era of Big Books, books with a magisterial sweep of the history of the world. All share the desire to explain why some countries...
In this article for Diplomatic History, Dr Marc Palen uncovers the forgotten late-nineteenth-century American free trade movement and the influx of Victorian free trade ideology in the United States, looking particularly at...
Inside the mind of America's most well-known forecaster
An article by Dr Marc Palen published in the Journal of the Civil War Era.
The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age
A little more than four decades ago, China was a global pariah, writes research associate Tom Switzer in his review of newly published books The China Breakthrough:...
The 11th issue of the Centre's magazine, American Review.
Professor Margaret Levi provides an introduction to The Annual Review of Political Science's publication of thirteen articles on the problem of Domestic Political Violence and Civil War. Among the enduring questions in...
Dr Harry Melkonian writes on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (Obama-care) for the Macquarie Law Journal. The article presents an analysis of the various aspects of the Supreme Court decision.
Traditionally, freedom of speech has been justified as necessary for democratic government and as an essential individual right. This study by Dr Harry Melkonian departs from traditional legal and philosophical theories and breaks...
Once elected, American presidents discover the impotence of office
Despite his denials, David Marr has written a political tract
Margaret Levi, Tom R. Tyler and Audrey Sacks contribute the chapter "The Reasons for Compliance with Law" to the book Understanding Social Action, Promoting Human Rights edited by Ryan Goodman, Derek Jinks, and...
The tenth issue of the Centre's magazine, American Review.