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'War' On The Field Can Help Promote Peace Off It

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On Anzac Day this year, like every other year, sports will take centre stage. With the traditional blockbuster clashes in NRL and in AFL drawing the attention of a large number of the population, a day to commemorate war has become, for many, a day at the footy. Some might question the link between sport and war. But, the connections are actually well-established and they point to how sport can be used as a tool for peace and development, particularly by Australia.

Leaning From Behind

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These sorts of gender-exclusive comments and questions on size, hairstyle, and fashion reinforce perceptions of women in the foreign policy and national security worlds. They are insulting in their own right, but also prolong conscious and unconscious biases against women and their access and empowerment in these fields.

China Using Knowledge to Consolidate Its Influence in Africa

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Beijing's scholars and foreign policy mandarins are experimenting on the "power/knowledge" model to win the hearts and minds of African thinkers and wielders of power in governments and regional groupings. [...] China's new power/knowledge approach to African affairs is part of its emerging African strategy. 

‘India to Gain from New Foreign Policy of Global Alignment’

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“India is set to reap large-scale benefits from its new foreign policy of global alignment,” Goyal said at a function, to mark the Universal Brotherhood Day, on Saturday. “The shift from non-alignment to global alignment was based on long-term vision and helped India gain greater acceptability in the world,” he said.

China-Led Bank a Sign of U.S. Struggle to Transform Power Into Policy Success

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The failure of the U.S. campaign to dissuade allies from joining China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank was greeted in some quarters as a sign of American decline. But this episode was not a crisis of American power, which remains unequaled. And while the threat that the bank poses to that power and to the international order it undergirds has been much touted, it is in fact overstated. In fact, the main portent of the episode is not Beijing’s overturning of the international economic order or the arrival of China as a U.S.

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