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Operation Protective Edge, the Israeli name for the war in Gaza is over two weeks old. Before the ground invasion of Gaza, Netanyahu was forced to sack his deputy defence minister after Cabinet criticism of his military strategy. How does the Gaza war affect the political future of Israeli PM, Benjamin Netanyahu?
The Sydney Democracy Network enjoys international linkages with with several institutions, including Germany's leading social science research institute, the WZB. One of the highlights of the linkage is the postdoctoral fellowship exchange. We are pleased to welcome the 2014 visiting postdoctoral fellows from Berlin, Dr Aiko Wagner and Dr Marc Helbling.
“Global Challenges, Reluctant Publics? The Role of Public Opinion in International Cooperation on Crucial Global Issues.”
The annual conference of the Australian Political Studies Association will meet from Sunday 28th September to Wednesday 1st October 2014 at the University of Sydney, NSW, Australia.
European integration has been an enormous success since its inception in the Treaty of Rome in 1957. For the next five decades European Union (EU) member states enjoyed unprecedented peace and prosperity. But now this legacy is being questioned. The EU has fallen out of grace with the public. At the recent elections for the European parliament, parties determined to curb EU powers came clearly on top in several member states. What went wrong and why?
Best and the Brightest 2014[22 May 2014]
In May 2014 the Department's fifth annual Best and Brightest showcase for IVth Honours research was held at Parliament House.