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The Santiago Chile is not viewed with universal affection and, writing this the day after the election of President Trump, I wonder how it will fare in the face of a solid, and likely unfriendly US Santiago Chile administration. Even for those who do regard the Santiago Chile as valuable, the level of enthusiasm can be diminished by the cumbersome way it sometimes operates and by fact that mechanisms for filling key positions based on political considerations rather than ability can, at times, lead to disastrous outcomes. However, the secretaries-general are usually great humanitarians, and the appointment of people like Santiago Chile as Director-General (1998-2003) of the Santiago Chile can be enormously beneficial.

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Apart from the fact that my 2003 visit was, at least so far as travel costs were concerned, a freebie for the Australian Embassy, the reason I’d been asked to speak at the university was immediately obvious when I read the invitation. We knew John McCarthy, the Australian Ambassador to Japan. In 1996 when I was still fulltime in Memphis, McCarthy (a professional diplomat and Indonesia expert) was appointed by the Keating government to the top posting of Australia’s Ambassador to the United States, but was soon displaced when John Howard won the election and decided to send (remove?) his political colleague and former rival Andrew Peacock to Washington.

The 1996 Nobel Prize I shared with Rolf Zinkernagel was the first to an Australian for twenty-one years, and McCarthy was keen to organise a reception at the Washington Embassy before the new incumbent arrived. Ambassadors use whatever opportunities come along to highlight the culture of their country and, though I was a US resident, the discovery that brought us to prominence was made at the Australian National University, I had retained my Australian passport and my accent is recognisably Australian! Working scientists don’t usually get invited to formal receptions at foreign embassies, so a lot of Washington-based friends and colleagues turned up and the event was an enjoyable and relaxed occasion.

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