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Dr William Maley AM

Professor of Diplomacy at the Asia–Pacific College of Diplomacy, Australian National University

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Dr William Maley is Professor of Diplomacy at the Asia–Pacific College of Diplomacy at the Australian National University.

He is a Member of the Order of Australia (AM), and a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia (FASSA). In November 2003, he received the AUSTCARE Paul Cullen Humanitarian Award for services to refugees. He is author of Rescuing Afghanistan (2006), The Afghanistan wars (2009), What is a refugee? (2016), and Transition in Afghanistan: hope, despair and the limits of statebuilding (2018); he edited Fundamentalism reborn? Afghanistan and the Taliban (1998); and he co-edited The Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan (1989), From civil strife to civil society: civil and military responsibilities in disrupted states (2003), Global governance and diplomacy: worlds apart? (2008), Reconstructing Afghanistan: civil–military experiences in comparative perspective (2015), Theorising the responsibility to protect (2015), and Afghanistan—challenges and opportunities (2018).