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5 Aug 2021
Russia’s ongoing grey-zone warfare
While military theorists remain fixated on the civilisational joust between the US and China, the once great Russian bear crept into the shadows buil...
4 Aug 2021
Delivering Australia's future frigates
The Hunter Class Frigate program is making significant progress and drawing on lessons learned from past naval shipbuilding projects to establish stro...
3 Aug 2021
Creating a fairer defence industry for Australian SMEs
Let’s make sure that primes and Australian SMEs are able to work together to support Australia’s sovereign defence industry, writes Brent Clark, C...
2 Aug 2021
Australia on the road to Glasgow and beyond
Can climate change solutions also be defence capability solutions? Former RAN Officer Christopher Skinner examines the link between emerging energy te...
30 Jul 2021
Japan’s new defence posture sparks Beijing backlash
Analysts weigh in on the diplomatic row triggered by Japan’s new defence white paper. ...
28 Jul 2021
Managing China’s missile threat
How should Australia prepare for the potential launch of a missile attack from China? A former deputy secretary of the Department of Defence weighs in...
27 Jul 2021
Initiate the mobilisation base, now
Defence must invest in a large-scale overhaul of the Army Reserves to ensure Australia’s mobilisation base is adequately trained and equipped to thw...
26 Jul 2021
The vax-race, Australia and China compete to vaccinate the Indo-Pacific
China’s “Health Silk Road” has provided vaccine support to more than 80 countries, some as gifts and others with debt bills attached to them. Ha...
23 Jul 2021
We cannot abandon our Afghan colleagues and comrades to the Taliban
Afghan interpreters and contractors served side by side with Australian forces. Veteran and federal MP Luke Gosling OAM calls on the Commonwealth gove...
22 Jul 2021
The new era of armed conflict: Imperatives for digital defence
Matt Gollings, the managing director and defence lead for Accenture ANZ, weighs in on the changing nature of warfare amid the proliferation in digital...
21 Jul 2021
Does Australia have a fighting chance?
Amid so much talk of war, the key national security question is: Can Australia win the next war? Senator for NSW and retired Major General Jim Molan,...
19 Jul 2021
Australia won’t join US evacuation efforts in Afghanistan, sends all the wrong signals
As the Taliban continues to capture large swathes of the country, Australia’s Afghan partners have yet to reach safety. What signal does Australia...
16 Jul 2021
Will China exploit the void in Afghanistan?
The US withdrawal from Afghanistan has paved the way for a Pakistan-backed Taliban and an opportunistic China to establish a foothold in the region, a...
14 Jul 2021
Can the US sustain its lead in the innovation race?
How can the United States prevent China from closing in on its position as the world’s leading technological powerhouse? ...
9 Jul 2021
Does Canberra’s data security push go far enough?
The Commonwealth government’s proposed data security reforms are “timid” and should be expanded to adequately protect sensitive information from...
8 Jul 2021
Asymmetric warfare in the defence of Australia
Australia must leverage its comparative advantage across resource extraction, agriculture and historical regional relationships to protect national so...
7 Jul 2021
Bolstering ISR capability ahead of a ‘new cold war’
The RAAF’s former deputy chief explains why Australia’s decision makers need to prioritise the enhancement of ISR capability. ...
6 Jul 2021
Middle East in crisis, Lebanon teeters on a knife edge
Following years of uncertainty in the Middle East and North Africa, Lebanon has emerged as the most recent country to succumb to the contagion of poli...
5 Jul 2021
Rethinking Australia’s deterrence strategy
Australia’s defence planning should extend beyond the development of warfighting capability, incorporating broader efforts to build national resilie...
2 Jul 2021
The Taliban continues to make swift gains across Afghanistan
A strategic summary of the Taliban's growth in Afghanistan. ...

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