Marawi and after: how Australia can help

Australia needs to calibrate its response to the crisis in Marawi, argues John Blaxland, Jacinta Carroll, Andrew Carr and Marty Harris in the NSC's sixth Policy Options Paper.

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Airstrike on Marawi: Mark Jhomel/Wikimedia Commons

The Xinjiang calculus

China’s first counter-terrorism law and what it means.

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Belt and Road: A sprawling agenda with a core purpose

Dr Michael Clarke writes on the major challenges for Australia flowing from China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

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Health preparedness and Australian counterterrorism strategy

The truth is that Australia is unprepared to respond to a major disaster, arues Dr Anthony Bergin.

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Is China’s Uyghur challenge changing its calculus on Syria?

What to make of recent reports that China is sending special forces to Syria? Michael Clarke asks in The Diplomat.

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Uighur woman Spiegel Online on Flickr

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