Hugh White AO
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
China v US: Who needs allies?
People often argue that America’s alliances in Asia are a decisive advantage in its contest with China for regional strategic primacy.
Trump is not serious about dealing with North Korea
Call me an optimist, but I think war on the Korean Peninsula is very unlikely. That’s the good news.
Bishop's doctrine of denial is no foreign policy future
Julie Bishop is anxious about Asia. She worries about intensifying economic competition as too many workers in rising economies chase too few consumers elsewhere.
Trump Pushes Australia Toward China
The phone call last week between Mr.
The bully or the deal maker- which Donald Trump will Australia get?
Leading strategist Professor Hugh White, a former deputy head of the Defence department, says he is unsurprised the government and many commentators have eagerly seized on Trump’s words since
A global role smashed by US voters
Americans themselves will of course be in deep shock at this outcome, and it may take some time for the shape of Donald Trump’s new America to become clear.
Australia and Indonesia consider joint patrols in South China Sea
“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.
Politics and statecraft shape future of Australia-Singapore ties
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
ANU media and outreach awards
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
Post Cold-War power politics is back with a vengeance
So much for an era of peace and stability under a new world order.