Foreign Policy of Obama and McCain: Which is Australia's Gain?
This public forum on 16 October 2008 featured USSC Chief Executive Geoffrey Garrett in a lively and insightful discussion with Paul Kelly (Editor-at-Large, The Australian), Mike Chinoy (former CNN Chief Asia correspondent) and Kim Beazley (former Deputy Prime Minister). The analysis focused not only on the impact of the candidates' foreign policy for Australia but also the many issues confronting America in the final weeks of the race to the White House.
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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.
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