Can Australia ride the ‘Modi wave’ to better relations with India?

Historic visit by PM a chance to deepen ties, writes Ian Hall.

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India PM Narendra Modi poses for a photo with an Australian Indian.

This isn't a new Cold War - it could be worse

We are not seeing a new Cold War; it may well be something far worse, writes Mathew Davies.

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Obama and Putin share a moment on screen. Relations between West and East are currently frosty. Photo by AFP.

In Hedley’s footsteps

Meet Jack Georgieff – a former international relations and Hedley Bull Scholar who’s doing his part to make the world more secure.

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Jack Georgieff. Photo by David Paterson.

A death cult by any other name

There’s no point in denying Islamic State for what they are – a brutal and nascent state, argues Mathew Davies.

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Yongwook Ryu

Yongwook Ryu

Yongwook Ryu specialises in IR theory, the international relations of East Asia, identity politics, regionalisation, and the foreign policies of China, Japan, and Korea. His doctoral work...

Katherine Morton

Dr Katherine Morton is a specialist on China's domestic politics and international relations with a particular focus on environmental governance, non-traditional and human security, and the...

Mathew Davies

My current research project focuses on the way in which human rights are socialised in international politics, with a particular interest in regional organisations as a key site of contestation...
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