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Diplomacy, Disasters and Deals: Foreign Policy 2013

February 18th, 2013

Episode 19 of 83 episodes

2013 is an election year and we know that domestic issues will dominate the campaign and decide our next prime minister. But, at a time when the world is confronting major changes, our foreign policy directions are hugely important, too. In our first Fifth Estate for 2013, we’ll look at the foreign policy hurdles that lurk ahead, with host Sally Warhaft and three Lowy Institute experts in the field: Michael Fullilove, Linda Jakobson and Rory Medcalf. Listen to the podcast Download an mp3 of this session here (32.3mb). The Fifth Estate The Fifth Estate is indispensible live journalism – the Wheeler Centre’s series of fortnightly forums hosted by broadcaster, journalist and anthropologist Sally Warhaft. Sally’s formidable intelligence, innate curiosity and savvy interviewing style draws the best out of her subjects, resulting in surprising revelations or even breaking news – but always, a riveting exchange of ideas. Events in 2012 (all available as podcasts via our website), featured Lindsay Tanner on democracy, George Megalogenis dissecting the budget, and media mavens Harold Mitchell, Paul Kelly and Andrew Jaspan on the print media crisis.

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