rules-based

Playing by the global rules

Australia's 2016 Defence white paper uses the term "rules-based global order" 56 times, compared with just nine instances in its 2013 predecessor.

Assertive China and re-emergent Russia loom large strategically

With the release of the defence white paper two disturbing trends are looming in Australia’s strategic environment: the increasingly assertive stance of China and Russia’s re-emergence as a military power.

Five ways Australian politicians could do some good on the South China Sea

Shadow Defence Minister Senator Conroy should be applauded for

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