Australia and the United Kingdom: an Indo-Pacific security agenda for a revitalised partnership

The strategic relationship between Australia and the United Kingdom has gained fresh prominence, with the...

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Indian Ocean step-up

India is in the driver’s seat to build new security structures in the region, but it can’t do it alone.


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Maldives embroiled in Mauritius-UK tussle over Chagos

A seemingly tranquil archipelago in the central Indian Ocean has wide-ranging strategic significance for key...

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The Significance and Strategic Context of the 2021 New Caledonia Independence Referendum

In this paper from the NSC’s Occasional Briefing series, Associate professor Sue Thompson outlines the significance...

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