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16 Sep 2020
There needs to be some compromise in the relationship: Paul Kelly
Despite a growing war of words turning into very real efforts to economically and politically coerce Australia into compliance, there could be room f...
15 Sep 2020
Opposition MP calls on government to reconsider Darwin port deal
Northern Territory MP Luke Gosling has called on the Commonwealth government to conduct an in-depth review of the Chinese acquisition of the Port of ...
15 Sep 2020
Beware the wolf: ASPI executive director issues renewed warning
ASPI executive director Peter Jennings has issued a renewed warning for Australian policymakers: “Beware the wolf”, as Beijing steps up its econom...
14 Sep 2020
Ahead of future fight, US reworks carrier air wing formation
As peer competitors increasingly challenge the supremacy of the aircraft carrier, the US Navy is responding with a range of modernisation and developm...
11 Sep 2020
Calls for Prime Minister to ‘balance’ nation’s relationship with two superpowers
Lowy Institute non-resident fellow Alan Dupont has issued a challenge to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, calling on the government to make a concerted ...
10 Sep 2020
Chinese Navy flexes muscles with dual carrier operations
With global tensions rising and the war of words between Beijing and Washington escalating, the rising power has sought to flex its growing military c...
9 Sep 2020
ASPI expert calls for need to ‘accelerate national policy making’ to focus on future challenges
Deputy director of ASPI’s professional development program, Gill Savage, has joined growing calls from across the breadth of Australian society to c...
8 Sep 2020
Government MPs push infrastructure investment to secure economic growth
A growing number of government MPs and ministers have joined a choir of economists calling for Treasurer Josh Frydenberg to use the federal budget to ...
8 Sep 2020
US Navy launches development of ‘large unmanned surface vessels’
The US Navy has kick started the research and development of ‘large unmanned surface vessels’ (LUSV) to help the fleet meet its platform shortfall...
7 Sep 2020
Budget cuts to impact delivery time line for US Navy SSBNs
Despite what was a seeming commitment to ever-increasing funding for the US Navy’s top strategic force multiplier, the Columbia Class ballistic miss...
4 Sep 2020
Norway sets the standard for allied attack submarine basing
As global tensions continue to require an increasing rotation of US force multipliers and strategic deterrence assets, Norway is setting the benchmark...
3 Sep 2020
Government outlines ‘5-year plan’ to boost economy through recession
Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Treasurer Josh Frydenberg have announced a five-year plan to help the nation’s economy fight back from the ‘Grea...
2 Sep 2020
Where is the lie? China lashes Australia as ‘poor white trash’ of Asia
Let’s be honest with ourselves, Australia’s utter economic dependence upon China is a crisis of our own making – COVID-19 has simply removed th...
2 Sep 2020
Pentagon report warns: China ahead in key strategic multipliers
A startling Pentagon report has revealed that Beijing’s military modernisation and expansion programs have seen the People’s Liberation Army leapf...
1 Sep 2020
New US Air Force Chief promises ‘ruthless capability prioritisation’
New US Air Force Chief of Staff, General Charles Brown, has identified key priorities as the US Air Force transitions from the Cold War-era legacy fo...
31 Aug 2020
Discarding the rose-coloured glasses? ASPI chief warns of China’s statecraft warfare
China’s growth is credited as getting Australia through the GFC, however for many the rising power’s preference for debt diplomacy and state powe...
31 Aug 2020
US DoD war games raise concerns about China’s military parity
US Defense Department war games have revealed the startling level of Beijing’s military parity with the US and its allies, with many in the US defe...
28 Aug 2020
Blockading the economy key to countering Beijing in event of conflict
Retired US Navy captain and political scientist Bradford Dismukes has proposed an interesting method for curtailing China’s regional militaristic am...
27 Aug 2020
Strategic policy expert warns of hubris when responding to China
Former defence department official Ross Babbage has issued a powerful warning for Australian and allied strategic planners as they seek to respond to...
27 Aug 2020
Responding to Beijing's growing might requires a considered Australian response
With the Prime Minister announcing more money to support Australia’s defence and national security overhaul, strategic policy experts Bates Gill, A...

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