• Beyond Ukraine: Three security challenges that must set Biden’s agenda

    James Arvanitakis     |      January 31, 2022

    While the dark shadow of Russia looms over Ukraine, US President Joe Biden must also keep in mind a wider range of internal, external and existential challenges at home and abroad.

  • Arvanitakis on American politics: Biden’s score card

    James Arvanitakis     |      October 16, 2021

    Twelve months after Donald Trump’s tumultuous election defeat, how can we assess the achievements of the Biden Administration and the challenges which still lie ahead? Here are four areas worth reflecting on.

  • Arvanitakis on American politics: Platforms and stages

    James Arvanitakis     |      February 6, 2021

    The Democrats are using Trump’s second impeachment trial to drive a wedge between Republican factions, but whether the tactic works or backfires, it will do nothing to bridge the partisan divide between America’s two parties.

  • America’s back

    Scott Lucas     |      January 21, 2021

    After four years of Donald Trump’s chaotic, divisive and self-serving rule, Joe Biden has been sworn in as the new President of the United States with a strong appeal to unity, morality and common purpose.

  • Shaping the America that Australia needs

    Peter Jennings     |      January 15, 2021

    Australia will need to court America’s support to resist an ever more aggressive China, and so good relations must be forged with Joe Biden’s new administration.

  • Will Biden change the US stance in South Asia?

    Michael Kugelman     |      January 11, 2021

    The incoming Biden administration will offer both change and continuity for US foreign policy, presenting both new opportunities and fresh challenges for the South Asia region.