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
People often argue that America’s alliances in Asia are a decisive advantage in its contest with China for regional strategic primacy.
Call me an optimist, but I think war on the Korean Peninsula is very unlikely. That’s the good news.
Julie Bishop is anxious about Asia. She worries about intensifying economic competition as too many workers in rising economies chase too few consumers elsewhere.
The phone call last week between Mr.
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
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.
“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.