Russia

Prospects for the Rules-Based Global Order

The two-decade period of United States post-Cold War predominance is now over, and an era of greater multipolarity has begun.

The Drawbacks of the Detached View: Russia, the USSR and the Pacific

Artëm Rudnitckiy, ‘The Drawbacks of the Detached View: Russia, the USSR and the Pacific’, IR Working Paper 1991-6, Canberra: Department of International Relations, Research School

The Practice of Common Security: China’s Borders with Russia and India

Gary Klintworth, ‘The Practice of Common Security: China’s Borders with Russia and India’, IR Working Paper 1993/1, Canberra: Department of International Relations, Research School

The Limits of Rhetorical Entrapment in a Post-Truth Age

Luke Glanville, ‘The Limits of Rhetorical Entrapment in a Post-Truth Age’, Critical Studies on Security, online February 2018: 1-4.

Inside the Wilderness of Mirrors: Australia and the threat from the Soviet Union in the Cold War and Russia today

Throughout the Cold War Paul Dibb worked with the highest levels of Australian and American intelligence, and was one of very few Australian officials to be given the top-secret security clearance

Missile defence for Australia? Expensive and probably not wise

Following the most recent tests by North Korea of a missile that might be able to hit Alaska, the prospect of a direct threat to Australia from the Kim regime is exciting the Australian defence debate.

Trump—channelling George Kennan, eight decades on

"In his blustering, bumbling way, Trump may be fulfilling the long held ambition of George Kennan on the world order. And while the transition is risky, it may ultimately be for the best.", writes Andrew Carr.

Saving the INF treaty: why China should join

Russia’s violation of the 1987 INF Treaty raises a serious problem for the Treaty regime.

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.

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