28 October 2012
CEO Bates Gill says Australia's newly released white paper, Australia in the Asian Century, is remarkable in its scope and scale, and is pitched at both domestic and international audiences. The United States plays a comparatively small role in the paper though, and the US is not undertaking the same strategic effort as Australia to understand its role in the region.
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VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
An industrial chemical recently declared to be a harmful substance by the US Environmental Protection Agency has been found in residential areas of suburban Adelaide. Honorary professor Edward Blakely discusses how screening is and isn't keeping people safe from toxic materials.
Young men from Western countries are playing a key role in jihadi groups fighting in Iraq and Syria, and authorities believe that funds from Australia are being funnelled to militant groups. Research associate Leah Farrall discusses the complex situation.