A race to to build military bases threatens to change the naval balance in the north-west Indian Ocean, writes David Brewster.
Australia is more than ready for its next National Security Strategy, Anthony Bergin argues.
China’s grand initiative will result in important strategic consequences for the countries of the region, writes David Brewster.
Rory Medcalf writes in the Australian Financial Review on the importance of recent strategic dialogues in India.
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.
Preserving operational strengths while improving strategic policy planning and coordination is the challenge for the new department, writes Anthony Bergin.
Rory Medcalf writes for the Australian Financial Review on Australia updating its laws on foreign interference, espionage, sabotage and treason.
What to make of recent reports that China is sending special forces to Syria? Michael Clarke asks in The Diplomat.
Michael Clarke and Matthew Sussex say Australia needs to consider the new realities rather than long for a bygone era of uncontested US supremacy.
Dr Jennifer Hunt on Rex Tillerson's downsizing of the State Department and the implications for US engagement in the world.