15 Minutes in Canberra

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in foreign policy? Canberra is buzzing with seasoned foreign affairs and strategic policy experts, but for newcomers and mid-tier professionals, the ‘Canberra bubble’ can be tricky to navigate.

Join host Hayley Channer on the ground as she speaks with colleagues from government, academia, and the private sector, to bring you their unique policy insights and career advice in a neat 15 minutes.  

Based in Canberra, Australia, Hayley Channer is a Senior Policy Fellow at the Perth USAsia Centre.

Russia’s grand strategy and interest in the Indo-Pacific

Tensions between Russia and the United States have flared recently, with a build-up of Russian troops on the Ukrainian border and demands on NATO by the Kremlin. 

In the first episode of season 2, Hayley Channer is joined by Russian grand strategy and polar geopolitics expert Dr Elizabeth Buchanan to unpack Russia’s intentions in Ukraine, relations with the US, and interests in the Indo-Pacific region.

This episode was first published on 2 February 2022.

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