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Far from broken – analysis reveals shocking pace of ‘rebuilt’ Russian military

May 23 2024
In just the space of a month, elation has turned into concern as Russia appears to have rapidly and comprehensively rebuilt it’s military capabi...
Australia announces sanctions against North Korean arms supply to Russia
The Australian government has announced targeted financial sanctions against six entities associated with North Korea’s supply of arms and related materiel to Russia.
May 23 2024
100 repatriated from New Caledonia on RAAF flights
The RAAF is working with French authorities in New Caledonia to continue to evacuate Australians from the Pacific territory.
May 22 2024
The day will come to pay the piper: Historian warns US of new ‘Cold War’ reality
Acclaimed historian Niall Ferguson has warned the United States and its allies that the day when it will be required to “pay the piper” with blood and treasure is...
May 22 2024
War of words breaks out across Taiwan Strait as new government sworn in
Newly inaugurated Taiwanese President Lai Ching-te has kicked off a war of words between the island democracy and its larger communist neighbour, raising the stakes and...
May 21 2024
Concerns abound ahead of outcome of world’s largest election
While we’re still sometime off seeing the outcome of India’s general election, concerns are growing across the West about the intentions of incumbent Narendra...
May 17 2024
On the march: Russia, China and partners ready themselves as Ukraine declared ‘world war’
As Russia continues to slowly grind out what is fast becoming a pyrrhic victory in Ukraine, its growing global web of “allies” and partners are rapidly turning...
May 16 2024
Defence clams up over Seahawk, Chinese jet incident
The Department of Defence has gone into full radio silence following an altercation between a Royal Australian Navy Seahawk helicopter and Chinese J-10 fighter jet earlier...
May 16 2024
Federal budget funding announced for diplomatic network, Chinese trade ties
The Australian government has announced additional diplomatic resources and funding to re-establish trade ties with China, as part of the recently unveiled federal budget.
May 15 2024
Compare the pair: Behind budget 2024’s Defence figures
Despite a raft of new major Defence commitments unveiled in the surface fleet review, National Defence Strategy, and Integrated Investment Program, a deep dive of last...
May 15 2024