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15 Nov 2021
Is AUKUS a backward step for Australian diplomacy?
Does Australia risk weakening ties with regional neighbours by too eagerly attaching itself to old allies?   ...
11 Nov 2021
Is the nuclear subs plan a ‘pipedream’?
Has Australia bitten off more than it can chew with its latest submarine procurement strategy under AUKUS? ...
10 Nov 2021
Exploiting the information vector, terrorism in 2021
It’s not a shock. Terror groups have leveraged the information domain to craft political messaging, recruit members and psychologically deter their ...
9 Nov 2021
Has the will of the Taiwanese been overlooked?
What political outcomes do the people of Taiwan desire and how can they be achieved? A Lowy Institute analyst explores. ...
5 Nov 2021
Are Australia's national security priorities outdated?
 National security resources must be reallocated to address challenges posed by the modern threat environment, according to one analyst.   ...
4 Nov 2021
Rethinking Australia’s ‘magical obsession’ with submarines
Has Australia’s fixation on procuring next-generation submarines done more harm than good? ...
3 Nov 2021
‘Collaborative competition’: Fostering interstate defence cooperation
Australia’s states and territories are rising to the challenge, supporting the national endeavour to build Australia’s sovereign industrial capabi...
2 Nov 2021
Lessons learned: Afghanistan
When the United States launched Operation Enduring Freedom in 2001, few would have envisaged that the US and her allies would occupy Afghanistan for 2...
29 Oct 2021
Responding to China’s emerging missile threats
How can the United States and its allies shore up defence systems in the face of new missile technology developed by the CCP? ...
28 Oct 2021
Building sovereign resilience into Australian technology supply chains
Jason Van der Schyff, COO of technology company SoftIron, explains how Australia can build sovereign resilience into its critical technology infrastru...
27 Oct 2021
Myanmar, ASEAN and the era of superpower competition
Myanmar boycotting ASEAN, ASEAN holding the military junta to account over human rights, and competition between global superpowers in southeast Asia....
25 Oct 2021
So we’ve scrapped the Naval contract, now what?
The French designed Attack Class submarine program has been aborted but a new procurement disaster now looms, writes independent senator for South Aus...
22 Oct 2021
Is a CCP-Taiwan conflict imminent?
Is Beijing’s intimidation of Taipei a prelude to war or merely a signal to the West? Former US presidential candidate Patrick Buchanan weighs in. ...
21 Oct 2021
Hop onboard the AI train
Machine learning will not only underpin the future of cyber warfare, but will play an even larger role in target selection and influence the command-a...
19 Oct 2021
Opting into the Orca program: A stop-gap undersea warfare solution
With the construction of Australia's new nuclear-powered fleet expected to begin later within the decade, unmanned 'Orcas' can shore-up the Royal Aust...
15 Oct 2021
AUKUS: Shaking up the Indo-Pacific status quo
The AUKUS trilateral partnership between Australia, the UK and the US is a significant step towards countering the rise of China’s interests and inc...
14 Oct 2021
State of play — Powering ahead with the SEA 5000 project
Three years have passed since the federal government selected BAE Systems Maritime Australia to deliver the Hunter Class frigate program. ...
13 Oct 2021
Challenges for the nuclear submarine task force
What hurdles lie ahead for the nuclear submarine task force? Former Royal Australian Navy officer Christopher Skinner explores.  ...
12 Oct 2021
Helping industry reap the benefits of the AUKUS deal
Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price reflects on the new opportunities available to local businesses under the trilateral AUKUS partnership. ...
11 Oct 2021
Submerged in scrutiny
In mid-September, the Commonwealth government scrapped the much scrutinised SEA 1000 contract in favour of locally built nuclear-powered submarines. S...

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