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Tom Burton: plan B needed for possible Trump meltdown

An unpredictable US administration and a volatile domestic political environment suggest it is time for countries like Australia to have well formed contingencies in case things unravel in dangerous ways for the world economy and key strategic relationships. Read More

Kim Beazley: making the Trump administration work for Australia

Australia's policy interests with the United States are already stabilising, despite what the commentariat suggest about state of the alliance, says former Ambassador to Washington Kim Beazley. Trump's lack of policy nous can be a positive, if the PM can engage him in meaningful dialogue. Read More