The Deceptively Simple Reason Australia Picked the Shortfin Barracuda
By Ankit Panda
Did Australia go with DCNS to keep the SSN option open?
Australia's Submarine Deal: Why France Won and Why Australia-Japan Ties Will Be OK
By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat's defense editors discuss Australia's recent Collins-class replacement decision.
Australia-Japan Defense Ties Are Deeper Than a Sunken Submarine Bid
By Prashanth Parameswaran
While the outcome is a missed opportunity, it’s worth remembering that bilateral ties are much more than a single deal.
What Does Australia's Defense White Paper Actually Say?
By Benjamin David Baker
When reading Australia's latest defense white paper, it's prudent to take stock of the greater picture.