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11 May 2021
Is the West playing into China’s hands by ‘stoking’ fears of war?
Australia and its allies may be serving China’s interests by beating the war drum, according to a Lowy Institute analyst. ...
10 May 2021
A practical guide to how to take advantage of government SME’s support
It is the businesses who have a track record of reliability, performance and quality that are best placed to serve our national Defence procurement ne...
10 May 2021
Op-Ed: The Need to Define an Australian Company
July last year, the Prime Minister released the 2020 Defence Strategic Update, which set out the deterioration in Australia’s strategic circumstance...
7 May 2021
China's next headache, a new Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
Perhaps, just perhaps, there’s more than meets the eye with the US withdrawal from Afghanistan. ...
6 May 2021
Why Defence must axe the Port of Darwin lease
The Commonwealth government must “take a shot at redemption” and scrap Chinese firm Landbridge’s leasing rights over the Port of Darwin, accordi...
5 May 2021
Lessons from Mao’s ‘On Guerilla Warfare’
What can Australia learn from Mao Zedong’s 1937 book On Guerrilla Warfare? ...
3 May 2021
Op-ed: Integration and interoperability through generic architectures – A benefit to Defence, and paving the way for AIC
Generic architectures can increase capability and performance for Defence. It can lower through-life costs and cost of ownership. Defence is investing...
30 Apr 2021
Op-Ed: Industry confidence in future submarine project sunk
"We’re six years and $2 billion into the project and Australian industry isn’t happy. And they shouldn’t be." Senator Rex Patrick compiled hi...
29 Apr 2021
Turkey’s growing isolation
Will there be ramifications for Turkey’s geostrategic policies in the Middle East? ...
28 Apr 2021
Beware Beijing’s ‘magic weapons’
Australia and its allies must not be charmed by the CCP’s “magic narrative”, which threatens to condition nations into accepting Chinese propaga...
26 Apr 2021
How should Australia advance sovereign guided missile capability?
A new analysis proposes a blueprint for the local production of guided missile technology. ...
23 Apr 2021
ASEAN must be decisive on Myanmar
The recent coup in Myanmar threatens regional stability. Conflict between the junta and the emboldened street protest movement risks the creation of a...
21 Apr 2021
Op-Ed: Disconnected operations — Keeping military assets and critical information in sight when ‘Going Dark’
The tools to manage that 1 per cent period when military assets have no connectivity. Military organisations face increasing pressure to move to a m...
21 Apr 2021
All eyes on the Indo-Pacific following Afghanistan withdrawal
President Joe Biden’s decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan is an “uncomfortable but necessary” reorientation of the United States’ str...
20 Apr 2021
Recent US freedom of navigation strains US-Indian relationship
A recent freedom of navigation exercise conducted by the US Navy on the coast of India has strained the US-Indian military relationship, as the US d...
19 Apr 2021
Nuclear error — Did Australia’s subs selection miss the boat?
A former Navy submarines commander explores whether the Commonwealth should have given more credence to a nuclear option for the Future Submarines pro...
15 Apr 2021
Has Indonesia ditched its neutrality policy?
Has the signing of a defence agreement between Jakarta and Tokyo signalled a shift in Indonesia’s foreign policy strategy? ...
14 Apr 2021
Iran nuclear talks plagued by series of unfortunate events
A series of unfortunate events seeks to unravel the recent dialogue behind the new Iran nuclear deal. ...
12 Apr 2021
Troop withdrawal from Afghanistan has a May deadline, will it happen?
Defence Connect Insight continues its analysis on the upcoming May deadline for coalition troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. ...
8 Apr 2021
Creating a unified space framework
Creating a unified space policy among the Quad to dominate space-based ISR and SATCOM capabilities. ...

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May 11 2021
Government bolsters national security spending
The Commonwealth government has released its 2021-22 Budget, announcing a number of measures aimed at enhancing national security,...
May 11 2021
Space Force releases new service objectives
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