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Greg Austin

Greg Austin

Dr Greg Austin is a Professorial Fellow with the EastWest Institute in New York and a Visiting Professor at the University of New South Wales (Canberra).

Dr Greg Austin is a Professorial Fellow with the EastWest Institute in New York and a Professor at the Australian Centre for Cyber Security at the University of New South Wales, Canberra, at the Australian Defence Force Academy. He is the author or editor of six books on Asian security. His other research interests include Russia and European security, Central Asia, preventive diplomacy, and countering violent extremism. He has a special interest in ethics and international affairs.

Posts by Greg Austin
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May 06, 2016

Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending

By Greg Austin
How grounded in strategic reality is the Australian government's decision to purchase 12 new submarines?
April 26, 2016

Australia Still Doesn’t See a Cyberattack as the Menace the United States Fears

By Greg Austin
Australia has some way to travel before it graduates to a coherent national cybersecurity strategy.

March 23, 2016

Xi Jinping and Maritime Militarization

By Greg Austin
Fuzzy “pink lines” in the water.

March 21, 2016

China’s Maritime Expansion: Contradictory Threat Analyses from the US Government?

By Greg Austin
It would be useful if U.S. officials positing a Chinese threat were to take steps to better substantiate their claim.

March 07, 2016

China’s Threat to Commercial Shipping in the South China Sea

By Greg Austin
The Soviet precedent.
February 24, 2016

'Mountains out of Molehills:' The Pentagon’s Big Lie About the South China Sea

By Greg Austin
Blurring the red lines in the South China Sea.

February 15, 2016

Australia and Human Security: Why Turnbull Has to 'Do a Merkel'

By Greg Austin
Human security is emerging in Australia: The grass roots are speaking against neo-realism.
February 12, 2016

Strategic Culture and Cyberspace: Cyber Militias in Peacetime?

By Greg Austin
It's time to see how the concept of strategic culture can be used in understanding national approaches to cybersecurity.

February 03, 2016

Australia’s Shame: Child Abuse as a Border Defense Strategy?

By Greg Austin
Australia has to find a way to protect its borders without seeing children in its care subjected to repeat sexual abuse.

February 02, 2016

Middle Powers and Cyber-Enabled Warfare: The Imperative of Collective Security

By Greg Austin
Collective security in cyberspace may be the only answer for middle powers.

January 26, 2016

China and Indonesia: Joint Cyber War Simulations

By Greg Austin
An important diplomatic precedent for collaboration.
January 20, 2016

Recalibrating US Diplomacy: Fresh Words from Australia’s PM

By Greg Austin
While visiting the United States, Australia's Turnbull offers a master class on statesmanship, but stumbles on theology.

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