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1 Jul 2022
Unpacking Australian attitudes toward ADF intervention
When is it right for Australia to deploy military force? ...
30 Jun 2022
Still work to do on autonomous maritime vessels
A recent analysis has indicated that there’s still more work to do before autonomous vessels play a larger role in naval warfare, especially surroun...
29 Jun 2022
China’s ‘post-American’ naval ambitions
Does China’s development of a next-generation aircraft carrier reflect ambitions to reshape Asia in its own image following a US decline? ...
28 Jun 2022
Sanctions backfire, quite often
The current round of sanctions imposed on Russia will facilitate an immense groundswell of Russian nationalism, prolonging the war in Ukraine and exac...
27 Jun 2022
China-Taiwan turbulence calls for steady hand
How should the West respond to the increasingly precarious stand-off between Beijing and Taipei? ...
23 Jun 2022
Investigating Ukraine’s ‘National Resistance Center’
Emblazoned with the tagline “Together we turn our enemies’ lives into hell!”, the educational website run by Ukraine’s special operations forc...
22 Jun 2022
Curbing China’s inroads in the Middle East
How can Washington counter Beijing’s growing influence in the Middle East without a pronounced military presence? ...
21 Jun 2022
Energy security is national security
As energy prices increase, so do the costs of maintaining and equipping a military. ...
20 Jun 2022
Build the Astute Class in Osborne and Barrow for fastest delivery
Opinion: Amid the cries for an evolved Collins to fill Australia’s submarine gap, and a potential yet unexpected offer of Virginias with US Navy cre...
17 Jun 2022
Australia’s urgent need to develop its defence industry
Opinion: So now the election has been won and lost, it is time for the Albanese government to get on with delivering on the agenda that was taken to t...
16 Jun 2022
Could US ratification of UNCLOS deter Chinese aggression?
Would tensions in the South China Sea abate if Washington ceases its long-held resistance to signing the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea? ...
15 Jun 2022
Russia’s slowing invasion – is force structure to blame?
Whether it was Russia’s slow advance (and speedy withdrawal) from Kiev, the loss of ground surrounding Kharkiv or the destruction of the Moskva crui...
14 Jun 2022
Why data will break through the next frontier of modern defence
Anthony Read from IFS APJ & MEA explains why defence leaders must “embrace the next frontier of modern defence” by leveraging intelligent da...
10 Jun 2022
Building a cyber bridge between Australia and Indonesia
How can Canberra and Jakarta advance efforts to bolster cyber security cooperation? ...
8 Jun 2022
Xi’s true face: A glimpse into a CCP-dominated Indo-Pacific
Has the Chinese military’s recent projection of power in the region unmasked the Xi regime’s true ambitions?    ...
7 Jun 2022
Undersea autonomous capability; the trade-off between crewed and uncrewed
Opinion: Former naval officer and defence industry analyst Chris Skinner refutes the notion that defence must choose between crewed or uncrewed vehicl...
6 Jun 2022
Professionalisation, coming at a cost
Under the British government’s force structure plan, Downing Street has resolved to reduce the size of the regular British Army by 9,500 soldiers to...
3 Jun 2022
The ‘transformative’ impacts of Australia’s nuclear subs program
Will Australia’s nuclear submarine procurement program fundamentally reshape the RAN’s identity? ...
2 Jun 2022
Preparing for urban operations
Without any significant combat experience since 1979, some analysts have cast doubt on the ability for the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) to...
1 Jun 2022
Overcoming resistance to action on North Korea
How can the United States and its allies bypass China and Russia’s veto power in the UN Security Council to ensure North Korea is held to account fo...

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