1985-1991 Senior Adviser to Defence Minister and Prime Minister; 1995-2000 Deputy Secretary for Strategy, Department of Defence; 2001-2004 Director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute
“The Chinese are playing a pretty smart game of carrot and stick in the region,” said Hugh White, professor of strategic studies at Australian National University.
Ties between Australia and Singapore are founded on a firm bedrock of convergent strategic interests, based on Australia’s assessment of threats through and from the South-east Asian
The work of College of Asia and the Pacific academics at bringing their research to wider public attention was recognised last Wednesday at the 2015 ANU Medi
So much for an era of peace and stability under a new world order.
Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to London last month was more than just a classic display of post-imperial pomp.
Relying on our allies to keep us safe is unwise, so Marise Payne's white paper needs to set out a plan to bolster our own defences.
Malcolm Turnbull has often said China's assertive actions in the South China Sea are "counterproductive", because they scare its south-east Asian neighbours.
With tensions over Taiwan rising, Australia might have to ask itself a tough question.
With tensions over Taiwan rising, Australia might have to ask itself a tough question, writes Hugh White.
The defence portfolio is a tough assignment and Marise Payne takes it on at an especially difficult time, writes HUGH WHITE.