The US is still an important market for Australia but ultimately an international multilateral-based trading system is better than the US having deals of managed trade around the world, says JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt.
US troops provide an important protection for Afghans against insurgents in the war that started with 9/11 nearly 19 years ago, says UNSW’s Dr Srinjoy Bose.
The value of the US-Australia economic relationship is not necessarily obvious, write Richard Holden, Simon Jackman and Jared Mondschein.
The simmering strategic rivalry between the US and China is entering a new, more dangerous phase, writes Alan Dupont.
How will the international Ebola crisis influence next week’s mid-term elections in the USA, asks Rob Brooks.
Australia can learn lessons from America's decade-long experience of justice reinvestment when considering how to reduce the prison population, write Melanie Schwartz and Chris Cunneen.
The emergence of the US as a significant LNG exporter will affect the Australian economy in two powerful ways, writes Geoffrey Garrett.
The draft defence white paper might be flawed but it sheds light on the strategic changes most likely to destabilise out region, argues Alan Dupont.