Greg Raymond

Dr Greg Raymond

Research Fellow
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Greg Raymond

Dr Greg Raymond is a research fellow in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre. He is currently working on a research project looking at Thailand, the United States and China. He is also converting his PhD thesis on Thailand’s strategic culture into a book. Before joining the ANU, Greg worked extensively in Government, including in strategic and defence international policy areas of the Department of Defence.

Research interests

  • Southeast Asian security with a focus on Thailand and Indonesia, including Southeast Asia’s relations with the Great Powers.
  • Strategic culture, regional militaries and institutional and historically-informed approaches to understanding the armed forces and strategic outlooks of countries in our region.
  • Australian defence and foreign policy, including on disputes such as the South China Sea.

Posted articles

Australia must be dexterous in its ties with Trump's America

The most important quality in statecraft is imagination.

Image source: US Navy

Risk and imagination in the Trump era

The most important quality in statecraft is imagination.

Afraid new world

When he did mention Asia, it was to threaten tariffs on Chinese imports, and less military support to Japan and South Korea. Southeast Asia was not mentioned.

What’s wrong with the United States’ Southeast Asian allies?

The Philippines and Thailand are not acting like US treaty allies are supposed to.

The Passing of the King

Dr Greg Raymond discusses the potential political, strategic and economic consequences of the death of Thailand’s King, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

USS Lassen. Photo: US Pacific Fleet (Flickr)

Sea Folly and US-China Relations

Economics isn’t enough to stop potentially catastrophic conflict in the South China Sea. It’s time to explore a range of innovative and potentially less force-driven ways of solving what seems an intractable issue, writes Greg Raymond.

US Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer. Image by US Pacific Fleet, sourced from Flickr.

Sea folly and US-China relations

After months of increasing concerns about China's land reclamation in the South China Sea, going back to at least May, the United States decision to conduct

Photo: US Navy/Flickr

Sea change

Wave of rhetoric on South China Sea sets a dangerous tone, writes Greg Raymond

Thai–Cambodia relations one year after the ICJ judgement

The Thai–Cambodia dispute over the Preah Vihear temple (called Phra Viharn in Thailand) is one of the worst intra-ASEAN conflicts on record.

Source: Flickr user null0

Is Thailand arming civilians in the south? Not quite

Last week Elliot Brennan raised concerns (No Peace, More Guns: Thai Junta Arms Civilians in Restive South) about the distribution of weapons to civilian volunteers in Thailand’s southern bord

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