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Deputy sheriff or independent ally? Evolving Australian-American ties in an ambiguous world order

Tow, William


The policies of Australia's current government have been so close to the United States as to invite comparisons to an Australian 'deputy sheriff' executing the interests and policies of a US global marshal. Advocates of the ANZUS alliance disagree, citing the immense politico-strategic benefits Australia extracts from that relationship and insisting that ANZUS objectives are commensurate with a stable and just world order. Recent developments in international security politics such as the Iraq...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
Source: Pacific Review
DOI: 10.1080/0951274042000219851


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