VIDEO EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: 'THE AUDACITY OF REASONABLENESS' - DR MICHAEL FULLILOVE

9 OCTOBER 2012

Dr Michael Fullilove, Executive Director of the Lowy Institute, discusses his new research paper, 'The Audacity of Reasonableness: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, US Foreign Policy and Australia', which compares the foreign policies of President Obama with Republican nominee Mitt Romney. He concludes that their similarities far outweigh the differences, a very different situation from the 2008 Obama/McCain contest. Image: Flickr/ABCAustralia

IN CONVERSATION: DR MICHAEL FULLILOVE AND SAM ROGGEVEEN - THE US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

8 NOVEMBER 2012

Dr Michael Fullilove and Sam Roggeveen, Blog Editor for the Lowy Institute, discuss the second-term election of US President Barack Obama.

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IN CONVERSATION: JEFFREY GOLDBERG - ISRAEL/HAMAS CONFLICT

27 NOVEMBER 2012

At the Lowy Institute on 27 November 2012, Executive Director Michael Fullilove discussed with the Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas 0:21, what impact Israel's 'Iron Dome' missile defence system had on that conflict 1:24 and Iran's future nuclear capability 2:03. The discussion also traversed the likelihood of a US military response to a nuclear charged Iran 4:14 and the Democratic and Republican party differences on US foreign policy in the Middle East 6:34.

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IN CONVERSATION: FORMER US SENATOR JOSEPH LIEBERMAN

5 MARCH 2013

In a wide ranging discussion the Executive Director of the Lowy Institute, Dr Michael Fullilove, spoke with former US Senator Joseph Lieberman about the domestic governance challenges facing America (0:44), what one can expect from Senator John Kerry as he embraces his Secretary of State portfolio (2:00) and how seriously Washington is preparing for the challenges and opportunities of the Asian Century (4:44).

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IN CONVERSATION: KENNETH ROTH ON DRONES AND HUMAN RIGHTS

27 MARCH 2013

In this short video, Ken Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, outlines his human rights concerns surrounding the use of military drones. Ken argues that there is a temptation to use drones to attack targets 'outside traditional battlefields' (0:46), raising a whole set of legal and human rights complications.

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