Pages tagged by "Expert commentary"

Base race in the Horn of Africa

A race to to build military bases threatens to change the naval balance in the north-west Indian Ocean, writes David Brewster.

We need a joined-up security strategy for a dangerous world

Australia is more than ready for its next National Security Strategy, Anthony Bergin argues.

Danger of Belt and Road in South Asia

China’s grand initiative will result in important strategic consequences for the countries of the region, writes David Brewster.

India locks in the quadrilateral dialogue to counter China

Rory Medcalf writes in the Australian Financial Review on the importance of recent strategic dialogues in India.

Goodbye Asia-Pacific. But why the sudden buzz over Indo-Pacific?

Rory Medcalf writes in the South China Morning Post on why the consolidation of the Indo-Pacific idea in 2017 is so strategically important, and why China will get used to it.

Home Affairs Ministry: a commonwealth of ideas, not empire of rules

Preserving operational strengths while improving strategic policy planning and coordination is the challenge for the new department, writes Anthony Bergin.

Defending our democracy against authoritarian China is not some political game

Rory Medcalf writes for the Australian Financial Review on Australia updating its laws on foreign interference, espionage, sabotage and treason.

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.

Australia must get used to a new order with China as a major player

Michael Clarke and Matthew Sussex say Australia needs to consider the new realities rather than long for a bygone era of uncontested US supremacy.

Audio: Rex Tillerson's cull of experts from US State Department

Dr Jennifer Hunt on Rex Tillerson's downsizing of the State Department and the implications for US engagement in the world.


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