20 March

Iraq's woes stem from Bush

The Age

Tom Switzer

Democracy meant that the majority Shiites became the new winners in post-Saddam Iraq; and the minority Sunnis the new losers, writes research associate Tom Switzer.


29 March

Shanghai and UCLA Study Abroad programs

Applications closing soon


The United States Studies Centre is offering undergraduate students two exciting study abroad opportunities over the Winter School period. Escape the cold weather to soak up the sun in Los Angeles or explore the bustling streets of Shanghai.

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8 August 2014

Strategic overreach

American Review


With the passing of Malcolm Fraser, we revisit the Australian National University professor Hugh White's review of Fraser's last book Dangerous Allies that was highly critical of the US-Australia relationship.


27 May

W21 Executive Workshop

Darlington Centre, University of Sydney


Participate in the inaugural W21 workshop on Leadership for Gender Equality and Organisational Excellence, facilitated by Professor Iris Bohnet of Harvard University who is a world-leading scholar on women, leadership and gender equality.

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Tom Switzer

Are we overcommitting in Iraq?

Australia's committment of more troops to the fight in Iraq represents dangerous mission creep in a conflict that many Americans are already weary of, says research associate Tom Switzer.

Malcolm Jorgensen

Netanyahu plays wedge politics in the US

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has put himself in an awkward position between Congress and the White House in a bid to influence American foreign policy towards Iran. Lecturer Malcolm Jorgensen looks at the move.



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