Time for an Indo-Australis?

The Indo-Pacific is slowly replacing the Asia-Pacific as the dominant security and economic concept in our region. Natalie Sambhi writes that the complex...

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Trilateral cooperation between Australia, India and Indonesia is needed to manage enduring maritime challenges in the Indian Ocean.

The Trump-Kim Summit and Implications For Australia

Following the historic events of last week, the situation on the Korean Peninsula could go one of three ways, each with significant implications for Australia.

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Trump - Kim Summit

Why Russia remains relevant

Paul Dibb launches his new book 'Inside the Wilderness of Mirrors: Australia and the Threat from the Soviet Union in the Cold War and Russia Today'

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Dennis Richardson, Paul Dibb and Michael Wesley at book launch

Slow-burning China crisis the birth of a new order

Getting on with China now involves a learning curve for Australia as Beijing probes and coerces to test this new strategic environment.

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Why China isn't planning to storm Taiwan's beaches

China’s navy has grown dramatically over the past two decades, but with one surprising exception: its amphibious forces.

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Type 071 Yuzhao Class amphibious Transport Dock

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I am a Senior Lecturer in the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre at The Australian National University, with particular expertise in Chinese foreign and security policy, China-Japan relations, and the economics-...

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