Australia May Help US Bomb Syria
August 27, 2014
Australia May Help US Bomb Syria
U.S. officials believe that Australia and Great Britain will participate in airstrikes against ISIS in Syria.
Australia May Help US Bomb Syria
Congress Wants Taiwan at RIMPAC
August 12, 2014
Congress Wants Taiwan at RIMPAC
Plus, ASEAN is building a domestic arms industry. Defense and security links.
Congress Wants Taiwan at RIMPAC
New EU Free Trade Talks Good for Abenomics
June 27, 2014
New EU Free Trade Talks Good for Abenomics
The EU’s agreement to a new round of FTA talks could give Abe’s economic reform additional momentum.
New EU Free Trade Talks Good for Abenomics
Australia Mulls Military Action in Iraq
June 14, 2014
Australia Mulls Military Action in Iraq
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he will not rule out using military force in Iraq if the situation worsens.
Australia Mulls Military Action in Iraq
Would You Like an F-35 With Your Aegis?
June 10, 2014
Would You Like an F-35 With Your Aegis?
It’s no coincidence that the Asian nations with Aegis combat systems are also the ones buying the F-35.
Would You Like an F-35 With Your Aegis?
Australia Boosts Defense Spending 6.1%
May 16, 2014
Australia Boosts Defense Spending 6.1%
Newly released budget documents show sizable increases in Australia's defense spending in the coming years.
Australia Boosts Defense Spending 6.1%
Australia to Purchase 58 More F-35 Fighters
April 24, 2014
Australia to Purchase 58 More F-35 Fighters
On Wednesday Australia announced it will buy 58 additional F-35s joint strike fighters for $12.4 billion.
Australia to Purchase 58 More F-35 Fighters
Troubled Waters: Indonesia’s Growing Maritime Disputes
February 19, 2014
Troubled Waters: Indonesia’s Growing Maritime Disputes
Indonesia has become embroiled in maritime disputes with neighbors like Singapore, Australia, and Papua New Guinea.
Troubled Waters: Indonesia’s Growing Maritime Disputes
Chinese Naval Exercise In Eastern Indian Ocean Sends Mixed Signals
February 07, 2014
Chinese Naval Exercise In Eastern Indian Ocean Sends Mixed Signals
Chinese warships entered the eastern waters of the Indian Ocean for a rare exercise.
Chinese Naval Exercise In Eastern Indian Ocean Sends Mixed Signals
Interservice Harmony and Australia’s Near Abroad
November 25, 2013
Interservice Harmony and Australia’s Near Abroad
Canberra’s middle status simplifies life for Australia’s military in many ways. The US should take note.
Interservice Harmony and Australia’s Near Abroad
South Korea to Go “All In” on F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
November 20, 2013
South Korea to Go “All In” on F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Plus, the Navy’s top officer is only slightly worried about sequester’s impact on the pivot. Wednesday defense links.
South Korea to Go “All In” on F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
Will Indonesia Rip Up Their Defense Treaty With Australia?
November 20, 2013
Will Indonesia Rip Up Their Defense Treaty With Australia?
Snowden’s leaks could reshape Asia-Pacific security if Indonesia and Australia remain estranged
Will Indonesia Rip Up Their Defense Treaty With Australia?
Who Resurrected the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?
November 20, 2013
Who Resurrected the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?
Long considered dead, the prospect of a China-Australia Free Trade Agreement has gained new life.
Who Resurrected the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement?
South Korea Eyes F-35 Fighter Jets
October 25, 2013
South Korea Eyes F-35 Fighter Jets
Plus, can the U.S. build an effective Pacific strategy for the 21st Century? Thursday defense links.
South Korea Eyes F-35 Fighter Jets
5 Warfare Concepts That Explain Rugby
October 18, 2013
5 Warfare Concepts That Explain Rugby
Watching rugby allows observers to see the ideas of Clausewitz, Corbett and Sun Tzu in action.
5 Warfare Concepts That Explain Rugby
The Lonely Face of Sea Power
October 17, 2013
The Lonely Face of Sea Power
Nations rarely appreciate their navies…until they need it. Australia is no different.
The Lonely Face of Sea Power
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