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Sam Roggeveen


Sam Roggeveen is Director of the Lowy Institute's International Security Program. He is the author of The Echidna Strategy: Australia's Search for Power and Peace, published by La Trobe University Press in 2023. In 2019 he wrote Our Very Own Brexit: Australia's Hollow Politics and Where it Could Lead Us about the hollowing out of Western democracy and its implications for Australia. Before joining the Lowy Institute, Sam was a senior strategic analyst in Australia's peak intelligence agency, the Office of National Assessments. Sam is a regular commentator on the Lowy Institute's digital magazine, The Interpreter, of which he was the founding editor from 2007 to 2014.