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Diplomacy, Disasters and Deals: Foreign Policy 2013

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2013 is an election year and we know that domestic issues will dominate the campaign and decide our next prime minister. But, at a time when the world is confronting major changes, our foreign policy directions are hugely important, too.

In our first Fifth Estate for 2013, we’ll look at the foreign policy hurdles that lurk ahead, with host Sally Warhaft and three Lowy Institute experts in the field: Michael Fullilove, Linda Jakobson and Rory Medcalf.

 

Featuring

Michael Fullilove

Dr Michael Fullilove is the Executive Director of the Lowy Institute. Over the past decade and a half, Dr Fullilove has played a central role in the establishment and development of the Lowy Institute. He wrote the feasibility study for the Institute in 2002 and served as the Director of its Global ... Read more

Linda Jakobson

Linda Jakobson is the East Asia Program Director at the Lowy Institute. Before moving to Sydney in 2011 she lived and worked in China for 20 years and published six books about China and East Asian society. A Mandarin speaker, she has published extensively on China’s foreign and security policy, t... Read more

Rory Medcalf

Rory Medcalf is Director of the International Security Program at the Lowy Institute. His professional background spans diplomacy, journalism and intelligence analysis. He has worked as a senior strategic analyst with the Office of National Assessments, Canberra’s peak intelligence agency. His exp... Read more

Sally Warhaft

Sally Warhaft is a Melbourne broadcaster, anthropologist and writer. She is the host of The Fifth Estate, the Wheeler Centre’s live series focusing on journalism, politics, media, and international relations, and The Leap Year, a Wheeler Centre podcast about Australians’ lives in the fog of ... Read more

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