Department of Defence

Australia can’t continue to divide the Indian Ocean in two

We’re approaching an Indo-Pacific strategy with a glass half-full – best to fill it up entirely.


India-Australia strategic convergence … with differences

Both countries need to psychologically prepare for a “new” world of rising powers and those in relative decline.


Diego Garcia: The costs of defending an Indian Ocean outpost

Australian support for Britain’s contentious Chagos sovereignty claim risks delegitimising its South China Sea policy.


A US view on Australia’s role in the Indian Ocean

Canberra’s diplomatic, legal, and military approaches to management of the Indian Ocean will be vital for US interests.


It's time for a "Quad" of Coast Guards

The so-called Quad group of Indo-Pacific maritime democracies – Australia, India, Japan, and the United States – is a valuable grouping, although it is...

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