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Pakistan: A Reader’s Guide
Just before Operation Geronimo raided Osama bin Laden’s Abbottabad compound, British journalist Anatol Lieven asked, “is it really possible for the United States and Pakistan to go on working together against terrorism?” His conclusion was, “The answer is complicated, but basically it is yes.” And it seems that, despite much hot air on the subject since, nothing much has changed.
Pakistan, the world’s fifth-largest…
Beetween Beijing and Washington
As an extension of his Quarterly Essay, Hugh White chats with Rafael Epstein about Australia’s new relationship with China and the “fundamental re-balancing of the world economy”.
Christine Nixon Praises Julia Gillard’s Leadership Style
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Former Victorian Police Commissioner Christine Nixon delivered last Thursday’s Lunchbox/Soapbox on the subject of leadership. Comparing what she argued are old and new models of leadership, Nixon stressed that qualities such as independence, lateral thinking and openness to the needs of others are key to leadership in a progressive society. She also acknowledged the reluctance of some to leave behind…
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