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  • 15 Nov 2019 12:30

    Ayodhya verdict and unruly consequences

    India’s Supreme Court has delivered a ruling that will embolden the Hindu right and challenge the country’s secularism.

  • 15 Nov 2019 10:00

    Autocrats Anonymous

    A White House confessional reveals Donald Trump incapable of change – a kind of Marvel superhero, but less interesting.

  • 15 Nov 2019 06:00

    Book Review: The original corporate raiders

    Historian William Dalrymple looks at how a small trading company in London became a mighty army and conquered India.

Speeches

From global leaders and Lowy experts

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg

Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO, addressed the Lowy Institute on 7 August 2019.Jens Stoltenberg served as Prime Minister of Norway from 2000 to 2001 and from 2005 to 2013. He was appointed NATO’s 13th Secretary General in 2014 and his term has been extended

How Power Adapts to a Changed World

At the 2019 World Economic Forum in Davos, the Lowy Institute’s Hervé Lemahieu used the Asia Power Index to chart what might happen to the distribution of power as we move from an open and consensual world order to one that is defined more by competition and zero-sum politics

'The dying art of disagreement'

On 23 September, New York Times columnist Bret Stephens delivered the keynote speech at the 2017 Lowy Institute Media Award dinner, where he addressed the dying art of disagreement

In conversation: Dennis Richardson

On 18 July the Lowy Institute hosted a conversation with Dr Michael Fullilove and Dennis Richardson AO, who until his recent retirement was one of Australia’s most experienced and respected public servants

Jean-Marc Ayrault's address to the Lowy Institute

On 2 March, French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault addressed the Lowy Institute on France’s outlook on global, regional and bilateral challenges, and its convergence with Australia's views and actions in this region and on the international stage. Photo: Sydney Heads/Peter Morris

Labor's climate change action plan

On 27 November, the Hon Bill Shorten MP, the Leader of the Opposition, gave a major policy address at the Lowy Institute for International Policy outlining the Opposition’s position on international action on climate change

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