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Scott Morrison is right: we need to protect ourselves

7 July 2020

This week Scott Morrison announced the most important changes to Australia’s defence policy since the end of World War II. Previous military crises in places such as Korea and Vietnam and the...

George Floyd was not just killed — he was tortured

25 June 2020

“Well, I saw … what everybody in the world saw, a man being tortured to death while he asked for them to take the knee off the neck because ‘I can’t breathe’.” That is how the lawyer for George Floyd...

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Russia’s new strategy for nuclear war

25 June 2020

Russia has published an official executive order (ukaz) titled ‘Basic principles of state policy of the Russian Federation on nuclear deterrence’. It entered into force on 2 June when it was signed...

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Why India-China Border Conflict Is Music to Pakistan’s Ears

25 June 2020

It should come as no surprise to anyone that the pre-industrial age-type clashes between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh would be welcome news to the hard military men in Pakistan. As far as...

Kiribati — Controlling transhipments in port; source: Francisco Blaha.

‘Fishing for Success: Lessons in Pacific Regionalism’ launch

25 June 2020

Today we are pleased to launch this manuscript by Dr Transform Aqorau titled ‘Fishing for Success: Lessons in Pacific Regionalism’. In this personal account, Dr Aqorau describes the journey of the...

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Preparing for a world of artificial intelligence

9 June 2020

As artificial intelligence becomes more prevalent in our society, a new research project is considering what threat it could pose to our way of life and the lessons we can learn from similar...

Call for papers: Special 'Security Challenges' issue on Geoeconomics

5 June 2020

About the journal Security Challenges is Australia’s only peer-reviewed journal focused on security across its many policy domains. The journal reaches a wide audience of government, corporate and...

Asia illiteracy

28 May 2020

For decades, successive Australian governments have recognised that Asia holds the key to our nation’s economic prosperity and security. Australia has built up massive trading relationships with...

Common wealth? The state of Australian foreign policy

28 May 2020

While there is a diversity of views on Victoria’s Belt and Road Initiative agreement with Beijing, there seems to be universal agreement on a solution: the federal government should simply assert its...

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The illusion of a middle power moment

19 May 2020

To be a middle power requires a modest disbelief in power. These states take their medium-sized resources and direct them towards big objectives. This may be reactive, searching for self-preservation...

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