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2 Apr 2020
How can we ‘make our own luck’ if we continue to repeat the same patterns?
Writing for ASPI, John Coyne has called on Australia to use this period of global and domestic disruption to call for the nation to “make its own lu...
2 Apr 2020
COVID-19: A boon for regional interdependence?
There are few, if any, countries that will not suffer significant fallout from the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak not just in economic terms, but also geo...
1 Apr 2020
Opportunity knocking: Rising from the ashes of COVID-19
It will be the defining point of this decade and for many nations coronavirus is revealing a startling level of vulnerability, however it isn’t all ...
1 Apr 2020
ANZUS hospital ships for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief
2020 so far has been a hard year for Australia, firstly the massive bushfires around the country and now the coronavirus pandemic causing the slow shu...
31 Mar 2020
Balancing expeditionary capabilities with countering great power rivalry
As part of Marine Commandant General David Berger’s ongoing modernisation and restructure of the US Marine Corps, ‘Force Design 2030’ seeks to b...
30 Mar 2020
US Marine Corps rebalances force to counter great power competition
US Marine Corps has released the ‘Force Design 2030’ review report outlining a major restructure in the Corps and its forces as the Marines seek t...
30 Mar 2020
Op-Ed: Does COVID-19 provide an opportunity for further geo-strategic disruption?
The advent of COVID-19 has presented a major challenge to the established global economic, political and strategic order, revealing the fragility of m...
27 Mar 2020
Does the US need two carriers in the Arabian Sea? Part 2: Power competition
The US Navy announced on 20 March that aircraft carriers USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and USS Harry S. Truman, and their respective escorts, are operat...
26 Mar 2020
A case of rose-coloured glasses? Looking back the F-111 and Australia’s ‘strategic strike’ workhorse
The F-111 is viewed as one of the nation’s most effective tactical and strategic force multipliers, however, as debate continues to evolve about Aus...
24 Mar 2020
What constitutes a ‘balanced force’ and what does that mean for the ADF?
Is it time to change our mind about the force structure and objectives of the ADF? ASPI analyst Michael Shoebridge believes that the time has come in ...
24 Mar 2020
Echidna strategy: A call for restraint in strike capability
Sam Roggeveen, director of the international security program at the Lowy Institute, has made an argument for a more restrained development of strike...
23 Mar 2020
A silver lining: Pandemic fears sees growing consensus about need for true national resilience
Former prime minister Tony Abbott has joined an ever-growing choir of public policy, government and media pundits calling on the Australian government...
23 Mar 2020
Strategic policy expert calls for expanded air defence interceptor capability
Dr Malcolm Davis of ASPI has called for greater Australian and allied consideration for the development of a highly capable air defence interceptor to...
20 Mar 2020
What does the future hold for the Quad?
The Quadrilateral Security Dialogue among the US, Japan, India, and Australia (the Quad) has returned to prominence after an eight-year hiatus. Seni...
20 Mar 2020
Bang for our buck? Afghanistan and ANZUS
Australia has spent close to $10 billion on involvement in Afghanistan. With scheduled withdrawal being touted as a victory, a closer look at the numb...
19 Mar 2020
INSIGHT: Australia’s relationship with China – Andrew Hastie MP
On this episode of Defence Connect Insight Podcast, Andrew Hastie MP joins hosts Phil Tarrant and Steve Kuper to break down the unique dynamics of the...
19 Mar 2020
Hugh White calls for greater competition in future sub program
Author of How to Defend Australia Hugh White has used the launch of a report by Insight Economics to call for greater competition in Australia’s la...
18 Mar 2020
Strategist fleshes out how Australia can ‘deter China’
Paul Dibb has provided interesting insight and detail into how he believes Australia can leverage key relationships with the US and other allies, comb...
17 Mar 2020
High time for hypersonic missiles?
The US is joining Russia and China in developing a new kind of weapon system. In this race they have seemingly fallen behind their competitors, but...
16 Mar 2020
US bomber force too small to meet deterrence role: Ret’d USAF General
Former US Air Force vice chief of staff, General (Ret’d) John Loh, has expressed growing concerns about the diminishing size of the US strategic bom...

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