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
US President Barack Obama has proclaimed a "new chapter" in US relations with Cuba, announcing moves to normalise diplomatic and economic ties. Lecturer Thomas Adams discusses what the changes mean.
A US Senate report has found that the CIA's post 9/11 interrogation program involved brutal, unapproved torture which failed to halt terror plots. Associate professor Brendon O'Connor says the revelations are not surprising but will be damaging.