Events

Follies and Fiascoes: Why Does US Foreign Policy Keep Failing?

23 April 2014

Time: 5:30pm - 6:45pm

When the Cold War ended, the United States was in a remarkable position of primacy: far and away the world's most powerful country. Yet it was also on good terms with most of the world's major powers. Despite these advantages, its foreign policy record since then is mostly one of disappointments and sometimes costly failures. Stephen M. Walt, Robert and Renee Belfer Professsor of International Affairs, looks at the recurring weaknesses of American foreign policy.

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Transit oriented development

29 April 2014

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Future Cities Collaborative welcomes Californian urban development expert, Michael Dieden, to the United States Studies Centre on 29 April. Michael, founder and president of Creative Housing Associates, has extensive experience in Transit Oriented Development and will bring his expertise and advice to the Collaborative members.

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VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS

Flake

Barack Obama preparing for Asia tour

Gordon Flake, founding CEO of the Centre's sister institution, the Perth USAsia Centre, discusses what the President will be seeking to achieve on his upcoming visit to Asia.


Arvizu

Generating renewable energy

Chief executive of the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Centre guest Dan Arvizu discusses the future of renewable transportation fuels and the new push for energy productivity.

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