2011 National Summit: The 9/11 Decade - The Freedom Agenda and the Arab Spring
The "9/11 Decade: How Everything Changed" summit brought together government decision-makers past and present, thought leaders and academic experts from the US, Australia and around the world to take stock of the first epoch of the new millennium, the 9/11 Decade. This session features Adam Garfinkle, Editor of The American Interest, Stephen Krasner, Graham H. Stuart Professor of International Studies, Stanford University, and Amin Saikal AM, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Australian National University, moderated by Eleanor Hall, presenter of ABC Radio's lunchtime current affairs program, The World Today.
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VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
Lobbyists are often blamed when legislation fails but Centre visitor Burdett A. Loomis says their negative impact is often overstated and that lobbying forms an important part of our modern democracy.
An armed attack during a Mother's Day parade in New Orleans has left 19 injured, but lecturer Adam Lockyer says it looks unlikely to progress the debate on gun reform in the US.