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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Barack Obama's visit to Asia will be an important diplomatic effort to advance trade negotiations and calm allies in the region over territorial disputes with China. Visiting professor Linda Jakobson looks at the substance behind the trip.
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