Is China the next super power? Can the West win the war on terrorism? Is the world running out of oil? What is the McDonald's Golden Arches Theory of World Peace? Is Microsoft more powerful than a nation like Australia? Why did the United States invade Iraq? Will there ever be peace in Israel and Palestine? In an increasingly complex world it's easy to feel that only the experts understand global issues - the rest of us just have to take their word for it. In 50 THINGS YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT WORLD ISSUES, resident expert on Australia's top national breakfast show 'Sunrise', Dr Keith Suter, cuts through the jargon and diplomatic talk to answer 50 questions you always wanted to ask about international issues. In his trademark clear, no-nonsense style, Dr Keith makes sense of even the most complex issues, so we can all get a better understanding of what's going on in the world and where Australia fits in...Dr Keith Suter is the foreign affairs expert on Sunrise, the number one Australian breakfast show, presenting his own segment, 'Global Notebook'.
A social commentator, strategic planner, conference speaker, writer and broadcaster, Keith is also a foreign affairs analyst for Sky TV Australia and Radio 4BC, Brisbane, and can be heard on Australian radio on an average of once a day. Keith writes the history page for The Daily Telegraph, and is the author of 50 Things You Want to Know About World Issues (also known as Keith Suter's Global Notebook), and Keith's Suter's Local Notebook, both published by Bantam. Since 1993 Keith has been a member of The Club of Rome, a global think tank on economic and environmental matters. He is on the speakers' circuit and makes public appearances every week. Keith is also on several committees, including the International Law Association, the International Commission of Jurists, the International Humanitarian Law Committee of the Australian Red Cross (NSW), and the International Commission of Jurists (NSW). He also lectures at the department of politics and international relations, Macquarie University.show more