The foreign policies of the United States are being reshaped by new forces, both domestic and foreign. President Trump has upturned many of the conventions that have long guided American foreign policy while at the same time the US faces new challenges from both China and Russia. Competition is digital and cyber-attacks, domestic and foreign, are new faces of power. A central question of this topic is how the architecture of world politics, largely set by the United States following World War II, will be restructured.
The topic provides a historical perspective for understating these contemporary developments, including ways in which the relationship between the US and Australia has evolved. Research being developed in Jeff Bleich Centre for the US Alliance in Digital Technology, Security and Governance will be introduced in the topic.
This topic aims to:
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