2020 US Election Blog Series: Edition 2

28 Feb 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

The 2020 United States election process continues to build momentum in the lead up to voting day on 3 November 2020.

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Japan and India - A New Way Forward for Australia

13 Feb 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

Australia is not alone in its call for an open, inclusive, prosperous and secure Indo-Pacific, Japan and India have long been committed to this concept for the region.

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Australia-Indonesia relations thriving, but economic ties lag behind

07 Feb 2020 By Kyle Springer

The visit of Indonesia’s President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to Australia this week bodes well for relations with Indonesia. Indeed, relations have improved significantly since a low period in the earlier part of this decade marked by diplomatic rows over issues ranging from political gaffes to phone tapping.

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Japan Symposium Q & A with Dr Rajeswari Rajagopalan

06 Feb 2020 By Tammy Wayne-Elliot

Dr Rajagopalan will join us for both the private and public dialogues for this year’s Japan Symposium, convened by the Perth USAsia Centre in partnership with Japan Consulate in Perth. She spoke with our Tammy Wayne-Elliot in the lead up to the event.

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Has Japan Become the Kingmaker for Trade Deals in the Indo-Pacific?

30 Jan 2020 By Jeffrey Wilson

The future of RCEP depends on how the Japanese government will approach India’s withdrawal.

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The Conscience of American Democracy: the Visit of Former U.S. Senator Jeff Flake

20 Jan 2020 By Kyle Springer

Senator Flake is a seasoned American political leader. He served twelve years in the U.S. House of Representatives and six years in the United States Senate. He was in Australia hosted by the Perth USAsia Centre and the United States Studies Centre.

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Building bridges: Indonesia and the infrastructure “cold war” - CIFP 2019, Jakarta

13 Jan 2020 By Dr. Tomoo Kikuchi

Late last year, the Perth USAsia Centre was represented at the annual Conference on Indonesian Foreign Policy. The following summary and overview has been prepared by panelist Tomoo Kikuchi and includes his own insights provided at the Conference.

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'Averting Crisis' authors lead roundtable discussion on US military and defence

13 Dec 2019 By Erin Watson-Lynn

Roundtable with the authors of the recent report published by the United States Studies Centre, ‘Averting Crisis: American strategy, military spending and collective defence in the Indo-Pacific’.

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A Year Out: Battleground States and 2020

09 Dec 2019 By Hugo Seymour

CEO of the Sydney-based United States Studies Centre, Professor Simon Jackman, joined us for a private discussion on key developments in US politics, the unfolding Impeachment Inquiry, and the 2020 Presidential Election.

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