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5 Mar 2021
Co-ordinating a cohesive response to Chinese aggression
Australia and its allies must “harness their collective clout” to thwart the CCP’s attack on the global rules-based order, one Lowy Institute an...
Will Davies
4 Mar 2021
INSIGHT: Journeying through Australia’s military history — Dr Will Davies, author and historian
In this episode of the Defence Insight Podcast, author and historian Dr Will Davies joins host Phil Tarrant to discuss his passion for telling the sto...
4 Mar 2021
Media disinformation and Australian public policy
The role of disinformation in shaping Australian policy. ...
3 Mar 2021
Assessing Australia’s response to human rights abuses in China
Has Australia’s response to reported human rights abuses perpetrated by the CCP, particularly against Uyghur minorities, been adequate? ...
2 Mar 2021
Shifting focus: Is Australia’s next threat physical or informational?
What’s a greater threat to modern Australia, cyber or nuclear war? Former intelligence officer John Powers examines the question in last week’s AS...
1 Mar 2021
Honeymoon period’s over for Biden with real test to begin
US President Joe Biden has “had it easy so far”, but will soon be tested by the unpredictable nature of the geopolitical chess game, one analyst o...
26 Feb 2021
Is there an end in sight for the war in Afghanistan?
Is the Trump administration’s proposed May 2021 departure from Afghanistan realistic? Former Swedish PM Carl Bildt examines the ‘forever war’ in...
25 Feb 2021
Overcoming obstacles to build stronger ties with Indonesia
Australia should invest more capital in building ties with Indonesia if it hopes to realise the potential of the strategic relationship, one analyst o...
24 Feb 2021
Op-Ed: The submarine program is affordable and value for money but needs more work
There have been frequent media stories of government and community concern over the projected costs for the Attack Class future submarine program, and...
23 Feb 2021
Has Biden shifted attitudes in the Middle East?
Are there “winds of change” blowing in the Middle East off the back of a Biden-led pivot in US foreign policy? ...
22 Feb 2021
How China’s port network is advancing CCP interests
Australia and its allies must build global resilience to the CCP’s coercive strategy to further its military interests through its expansive port ne...
19 Feb 2021
Op-Ed: The disastrous costs of failing to back AIC
Defence must adopt a bolder AIC strategy or risk bearing the high cost of dependence on foreign suppliers for capability enhancement, AIDN chief execu...
18 Feb 2021
Op-Ed: 2021 – A year of challenges and transformative opportunity for Australia’s defence industry
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price unveils the Morrison government’s bold plans for the Australian defence industry over the coming year. ...
16 Feb 2021
Can India rise to the Chinese challenge?
A senior fellow at the US Studies Centre assesses whether the Quad can depend on New Delhi to counter-balance Beijing’s threat to regional stability...
15 Feb 2021
What might a China-Taiwan clash look like?
Mounting tensions between Beijing and Taipei have heightened the possibility of a full-scale military confrontation, but how would a potential clash u...
12 Feb 2021
Abandoning Taiwan would signal ‘abdication’ of US leadership
The US and its allies must ensure Taiwan does not fall into Beijing’s hands, according to one analyst, who warns that withdrawal would only encoura...
11 Feb 2021
Op-Ed: Australia punching above its weight in defence R&D
Australia is a land of high-tech innovation. That was the number one reason why the US Office of Naval Research Global made the decision to open an of...
10 Feb 2021
Op-Ed: SA, Osborne at the heart of Australia’s shipbuilding ambitions
South Australia and the Osborne Naval Shipyard are crucial to our plan to develop a world-class Australian shipbuilding industry, Defence Industry Min...
8 Feb 2021
RAAF should eye AI integration to beef up capability
The RAAF should proactively explore the benefits of integrating AI technology, which could shape the future of airpower, one analyst observes. ...
5 Feb 2021
‘Crisis’ of American power reveals dependence of global allies
Many academics and political pundits have argued that the Trump-era heralded a ‘crisis’ for American global leadership in the face of mounting glo...

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