September 17, 2019 | By Brian Hanson, Michael Fullilove

Deep Dish: The Australia-US Alliance in a Pacific Century

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and President Donald Trump at the G7

Australia has long been a strong ally of the United States, but new challenges and opportunities, including the rise of China, confront the alliance in the 21st century. Ahead of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s visit to Washington DC this week for a state dinner and then to Chicago on September 23, Dr. Michael Fullilove, executive director of the Lowy Institute in Sydney, joins Deep Dish to delve into this important but often-overlooked relationship.

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