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4 Feb 2022
Is Australia’s shipbuilding endeavour faltering?
Does Defence need to reconsider its shipbuilding strategy in light of challenges associated with the Hunter Class frigate program? ...
3 Feb 2022
Should Canberra pursue Washington’s cyber security strategy?
With the White House implementing a “zero trust” architecture strategy to improve the US government’s cyber security protocols, cyber security...
2 Feb 2022
Overstretched and underfunded – the decline of Europe’s navies
With peacekeeping, nation building and counterinsurgency operations receiving priority over recent years, Europe’s – and even America’s – navi...
1 Feb 2022
China’s stake in the Russia-Ukraine crisis
The geopolitical stakes of a potential Russian invasion of Ukraine “couldn’t be higher” for China, according to one observer. ...
31 Jan 2022
The population deterrent – Asymmetric warfare in Ukraine’s population centres
The Ukrainian government has embarked on an ambitious plan to mobilise the country’s citizens in the event of an invasion. Will the threat of partis...
28 Jan 2022
Too little too late? A critique of NATO’s response to the Russian threat
Has NATO “fluffed its lines” or is de-escalation on the Russian-Ukrainian border still possible? ...
27 Jan 2022
Synergising joint Aus-UK efforts in the Indo-Pacific
How can these long-standing allies more effectively deploy resources in the region to achieve shared objectives? ...
21 Jan 2022
Redefining the Army Reserve: An Israeli case study
Australia’s Reservists have played a phenomenal role in supporting the country during national emergencies. However, this has come at the expense of...
20 Jan 2022
Defending investment in armoured vehicle capability
Senator for NSW and retired Major General Jim Molan responds to criticism of the Commonwealth government’s multibillion-dollar acquisition of armou...
20 Jan 2022
Australian-made quantum computer reaches 99% accuracy milestone
Developed by a UNSW Sydney-led team, the silicone-based quantum computer has demonstrated that “near error-free quantum computing is possible” wit...
19 Jan 2022
Exploring a new approach to Defence spending
Was the Commonwealth government’s recent purchase of an enhanced fleet of Abrams tanks a good use of a funding “windfall”? ...
18 Jan 2022
Overcoming quantity with quality: Can the British military withstand troop cuts?
Under the British government’s force structure plan, Downing Street has resolved to reduce the size of the British Army by 9,500 soldiers to 72,500....
17 Jan 2022
Why the West must end its preoccupation with Putin’s Russia
The West’s response to Russia’s encroachment of Ukrainian sovereignty has distracted from the real threat, China, according to one former US presi...
14 Jan 2022
China’s economic forecasts slashed, but growth remains on the horizon
While China’s growth forecasts were revised down this week, moderate inflation has provided policymakers with a degree of flexibility adjusting the ...
13 Jan 2022
How will North Korea play its cards in 2022?
Should the international community expect the regime to overhaul its geostrategic posture in response to new internal, regional and global development...
11 Jan 2022
How likely is a direct military confrontation with China?
Does China pose a genuine military threat to Australia or have “hawkish” observers exaggerated tensions? ...
10 Jan 2022
Unmanned maritime vessels: Military gamechanger or expensive prototype?
Findings from the littoral combat ship (LCS) in the United States, a vessel that boasts a streamlined crew of 40 members, has demonstrated that reduce...
7 Jan 2022
Sweden launches Psychological Defence Agency, is it time for Australia to follow suit?
Sweden this week launched the Psychological Defence Agency, aimed exclusively at identifying and combating foreign information campaigns. With the ris...
6 Jan 2022
Xi, Putin laud Sino-Russian friendship in end of year conference – but will the love-in last?
At a video conference in mid-December, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladmir Putin reiterated their common interests and reaffirm...
5 Jan 2022
Deteriorating Croatian-Serbian relations, a flashpoint for NATO and Russia
Major increases in Serbia’s military budget, supported by China and Russia, coupled with a war of words between the leaders of Croatia and Serbia ha...

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