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Book Launch: No Enemies No Friends

Readings State Library — Woiworung Country, State Library Victoria, 285-321 Russell St, Melbourne 3000, Victoria

Together with the Australian Institute, we are delighted to invite you to join us for the launch of Allan Behm’s No Enemies No Friends.

Here Behm explores how Australia’s cultural and historical experiences have shaped our security thinking. Our mindset is built around interlocking pathologies: racism, misogyny, isolation, insecurity, a brashness that masks a deep lack of self-confidence, and the perverse effects of the cultural cringe.

This event is free to attend but bookings are essential.

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No Enemies, No Friends: Restoring Australia's Global Relevance

No Enemies, No Friends: Restoring Australia’s Global Relevance

Allan Behm

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