The China-Japan relationship

Dr AMY KING collaborates on two new publications offering fresh perspectives on the past, present and future of the China-Japan relationship

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Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and China’s President Xi Jinping in Beijing in November 2014, the first leaders-level meeting in two years. PICTURE: Kim Kyung-Hoon / REUTERS / AAP

Defence white paper: bin it and start again

The defence portfolio is a tough assignment and Marise Payne takes it on at an especially difficult time, writes HUGH WHITE.

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Has Australia ever had a humane asylum policy?

Many have accused today's government of defying a proud humanitarian tradition of welcoming persecuted people, but were Australia's past actions really motivated by humanitarianism asks CARLY GORDON.

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The Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy on a mission

Diplomats from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Nepal attest to the Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy's capacity to deliver high-quality professional training to Australia’s friends and neighbours.

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Departments & Projects

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The Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at The Australian National University houses the world’s foremost collection of experts working on the international, political, societal, and strategic affairs of Asia and the Pacific.

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Experience world-class education through our graduate programs in diplomacy, international relations, strategic studies and military studies. We also offer a range of undergraduate courses on the politics and societies of Asia and the Pacific.




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