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What Japan Can Learn From Australia’s Submarine Decision
April 29, 2016
What Japan Can Learn From Australia’s Submarine Decision
If Japan's next overseas defense bid is to succeed, Tokyo needs to make some changes.
What Japan Can Learn From Australia’s Submarine Decision
How Will Australia Choose Its Next Submarine Builder?
November 19, 2015
How Will Australia Choose Its Next Submarine Builder?
As France, Germany, and Japan promote their bids, a look at Australia's wishlist for its next submarine class.
How Will Australia Choose Its Next Submarine Builder?
Australia’s Submarines: The US Option
November 01, 2015
Australia’s Submarines: The US Option
Why leasing U.S. boats might be Canberra’s best option.
Australia’s Submarines: The US Option
Australia Wants Japanese Sub Propulsion
November 20, 2014
Australia Wants Japanese Sub Propulsion
Size, technology and stealth are proving too great a draw for Canberra.
Australia Wants Japanese Sub Propulsion
Australia’s Delicate Soryu-Sub Balancing Act
October 29, 2014
Australia’s Delicate Soryu-Sub Balancing Act
The fine line between defense partnerships and alliances must be managed carefully.
Australia’s Delicate Soryu-Sub Balancing Act
Submarines: The Value of Option B
October 05, 2014
Submarines: The Value of Option B
Australia appears to be leaning in favor of the Soryu-class sub. But what if that doesn't work out?
Submarines: The Value of Option B
Australia May Buy ‘Off-The-Shelf’ Japanese Subs
September 03, 2014
Australia May Buy ‘Off-The-Shelf’ Japanese Subs
Although a risky sale in Australia, the benefits may be too great for either side to pass up.
Australia May Buy ‘Off-The-Shelf’ Japanese Subs
Australia and Japan to Ink Submarine Deal
July 08, 2014
Australia and Japan to Ink Submarine Deal
Prime Ministers Shinzo Abe and Tony Abbott will sign an agreement to open up cooperation on producing submarines.
Australia and Japan to Ink Submarine Deal
Abe Gets a Boost for Article 9 Rewrite
June 13, 2014
Abe Gets a Boost for Article 9 Rewrite
Coalition partner New Komeito and regional allies show support for more involvement in regional security.
Abe Gets a Boost for Article 9 Rewrite
Abe’s Attempt to Corner China Through Diplomacy
May 30, 2014
Abe’s Attempt to Corner China Through Diplomacy
Japan is reaching out to Southeast Asia and seeking to control the discourse around its new security policy.
Abe’s Attempt to Corner China Through Diplomacy
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