Michael Wesley

Insight and analysis on the 2016 Defence White Paper

With the launch of the new and heavily anticipated 2016 Defence White Paper on Thursday 25 February, Australia has joined the Asia-Pacific arms race - allo

Tackling the region’s policy challenges

New issue of Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies confronts key policy concerns

Australia's anxieties after the 'Age of Intervention'

Australia’s ‘age of intervention’ which culminated in the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands is over.

Control and command

Growing wealth and rivalry has turned Asia into a great arms bazaar, with an increased likelihood of maritime conflict. How can we ensure peace prevails? Michael Wesley writes.

Australian foreign policy in the spotlight

Innovative panel brings together ANU specialists on foreign policy, security, the environment and more.

A meeting of middle power minds

A two week short-course at ANU is helping reshape global diplomacy.

Australia’s anti-Islamic State pushback must be made to work

Former diplomat and essayist Owen Harries once bemoaned our tendency to be blinkered by our “parochialism of the present”.

Student prize honours fallen soldier

A prize aimed at first-year security studies students commemorates Australian soldier who died during WWII.

The time is right for a new foreign policy blueprint

Michael Wesley on Australia's urgent need for a coherent foreign policy narrative.


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