What can destroy ISIS's grip in the Middle East?
The international response to the Islamic State will be a complex US-led process that could take years to unfold. Lecturer Malcolm Jorgensen discusses the current crisis saying the West must partner with regional players to re-establish political authority in northern Iraq and Syria.
New Orleans as Subject: Beyond Authenticity and Exceptionalism
Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana
An international conference bringing together leading scholars to question what lies beyond New Orleans’ exceptional history and authentic culture, organised by lecturer Thomas Adams and featuring a presentation from lecturer Aaron Nyerges.
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Abbott commits to Islamic State fight
ABC News Radio
Research associate Tom Switzer discusses the fallout from Tony Abbott's decision to join American troops in the fight against ISIS, saying the conflict could necessitate to a longer engagement in the region for the international coalition involved.
29 September - 1 October
Film Screenings: A Eugene Jarecki Retrospective
Docos for Politicos series
Eugene Jarecki is one of only two people to have twice won the Sundance Grand Jury prize for documentary film. Watch his award-winning documentaries on Kissinger, Reagan and the modern history of America at war as part of the Docos for Politicos film series.
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VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
Global philanthropy faced challenges as it weathered the storm of the global financial crisis, but as Centre guest Bradford Smith from the Foundation Center explains, chartiable giving and investing is stronger than ever.
CEO Bates Gill discusses the growing rift between China and the US sparked by a close encounter between American surveillance planes and Chinese fighter jets over the South China Sea.