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May 16, 2013, 03:49 ET

China not Challenging United States Primacy in Pacific Islands, Says New Lowy Institute Analysis

 In a new Lowy Institute for International Policy Analysis, Jenny Hayward-Jones, Director of The Myer Foundation Melanesia Program, provides a...

Oct 09, 2012, 06:00 ET

Presidential Election Will Cause Little Change In US Foreign Policy, Says Executive Director Of Lowy Institute

In a new paper, Dr. Michael Fullilove argues that the similarities outweigh the differences when comparing the foreign policies of President Obama...

Sep 12, 2012, 01:28 ET

New report reveals boom in private military security forces fighting Indian Ocean pirates

 Research into the use of private military security companies in the Indian Ocean has found the fight against Somali-based pirates has become a...

Jun 05, 2012, 08:00 ET

Australians prefer Obama to Romney by more than 8 to 1 and three-quarters support basing US soldiers Down Under

He might be struggling at home, but President Obama is rock-star popular Down Under. A nationally representative opinion poll conducted by the...

Nov 16, 2011, 04:32 ET

Lowy Institute: Strong Support for Increased US Military Presence in Australia

Visiting US President Barack Obama and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard are widely expected to announce a significant increase in US...

Nov 15, 2011, 08:08 ET

Time for Australia to Modernise Its India Uranium Policy: Lowy Institute for International Policy Analyst

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard's public support for safeguarded uranium exports to India is 'welcome and overdue', says senior Lowy...

Aug 18, 2011, 01:33 ET

The Australia-US Alliance: 60 Years Old but More Important Than Ever As Asia Rises

Next month marks two important milestones - the tenth anniversary of the devastating 9/11 terrorist attacks and the 60th anniversary of the signing...

Jul 21, 2011, 22:09 ET

Asia Faces Critical Maritime Security Test in Bali

Imminent meetings of Asian security forums in Bali will be a 'critical test' of the region's ability to manage tensions in the South China Sea,...

Jun 27, 2011, 04:38 ET

New Report Warns of Clashes at Sea in Asia

Risks are growing that maritime incidents involving China could lead to war: this is a stark conclusion of a major new report from Australian think...

Jun 26, 2011, 10:00 ET

Australian Public Strongly Supports US Alliance and a Majority Would Favor Hosting US Military Bases: Lowy Institute Poll

A majority (55%) of Australians are in favor of allowing the United States to base military forces in Australia. That's the finding of a nationally...

Dec 01, 2009, 06:30 ET

US and Climate Change the Greatest Threats to China, Singapore the Favoured Source of Sovereign Investment: Lowy Institute China Poll

Of five countries, the United States is seen by the Chinese public as posing the greatest threat to China's security. But the Chinese population...