December 14, 2021

Program Lead Melissa Conley Tyler on how Australia can pursue a diplomacy first agenda

Why isn’t Australia putting diplomacy first?

Writing for the Lowy Institute's Interpreter, AP4D Program Lead Melissa Conley looks at how the United States and United Kingdom have pursued a 'diplomacy first' agenda, and outlines how Australia could do the same.

What is the case for putting diplomacy first? With support from governments of different stripes, it’s not party political. And it’s not about defunding defence.

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