James Curran

James Curran

James Curran is Professor of Modern History at Sydney University and foreign affairs columnist for the Australian Financial Review. His next book, David Campese: The last of the dream sellers, is released in November 2021 by Scribe. His book on Australia–China relations will be published in 2022 by NewSouth.

'Failures of strategic imagination: Revisiting the American alliance' by James Curran

October 2021, no. 436 22 September 2021
'Failures of strategic imagination: Revisiting the American alliance' by James Curran
Surely it wasn’t meant to be like this. In early September, Prime Minister Scott Morrison was set to attend a lavish ceremony in Washington to mark the seventieth anniversary of the signing of the ANZUS Treaty. On the same trip, he was due to sit down in person for the first time with his US, Indian, and Japanese counterparts, fellow members of the ‘Quadrilateral Security Dialogue’, or ‘Qu ... (read more)