Diego Garcia: The costs of defending an Indian Ocean outpost

Australian support for Britain’s contentious Chagos sovereignty

claim risks delegitimising its South China...

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Activating People Power to Counter Foreign Interference and Coercion

Key points

  • Citizens are increasingly frontline actors in Australia’s security challenges: as targets...

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India's clever alliances with island states

A multifaceted outreach with Indian Ocean neighbours provides useful lessons in navigating China’s dominance....

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PM Modi's Visit by President of Sri Lanka via Flickr

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...

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