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ANZUS will evolve under new POTUS

8 November 2016
3 main points in the ANZUS Treaty

What will a Trump presidency mean for the Australian-US alliance? Professor James Curran charts the recent history of ANZUS relations and looks ahead to a new dynamic under a new American President. 

From Australia's first overtures for an alliance, to a low ebb during the Vietnam War, through to Obama's Asia pivot — relations between America and Australia are ever-changing. 

But what will a new president mean for the future of the ANZUS Alliance, now in its 65th year?

We asked Professor James Curran, an expert in the history of America's relations with the world, to explain.

 

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