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Germany Ramps Up its Presence in the Indo-Pacific

Published Jan 10, 2022 12:09 AM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Vanessa Geidel] After 16 years of Angela Merkel’s leadership, a tight race on election night and almost two mont...

Opinion: Russia and China Threaten the Peace on Land and Sea

Published Jan 6, 2022 4:19 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Peter Jennings] As 2021 dragged to an exhausting end, the international strategic outlook remained bleak. Authoritarian...

Op-Ed: Only the U.S. Could Build Australia's Nuclear Subs on Time

Published Nov 30, 2021 11:10 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Bradley Perrett] First, ditch the notion of building in Adelaide. Construction in Australia is the single factor that cripp...

Opinion: It's Too Soon to Wave the White Flag on China

Published Nov 28, 2021 6:13 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Peter Jennings] In The Australian newspaper last Monday, Hugh White gave us a picture of democratic defeat in the face...

China's "Maritime Powerhouse" Goals Include Expansion in Antarctica

Published Nov 14, 2021 1:53 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By John Garrick] The Antarctic Treaty System, which has governed affairs in Antarctica since 1961, is struggling under the wei...

Can America's Missile-Defense System Handle China's Hypersonic Threat?

Published Oct 27, 2021 3:14 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

A pair of reports in the Financial Times have set the defence community abuzz with the suggestion th...

Op-Ed: Australia's Nuclear-Powered Subs Should be Made in America

Published Oct 18, 2021 9:20 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By James Kell] The first of anything is expensive. Theodore Wright studied this in the 1930s and found a mathematical relation...

Book Review: "China’s Grand Strategy to Displace American Order"

Published Oct 17, 2021 7:35 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

Does China intend to displace the United States as the world’s leading superpower? Henry Kissinger has frequently...

Australia's Nuclear-Sub Shakeup Hits Shipbuilding Supply Chain

Published Sep 26, 2021 7:48 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Charlie Turner] The abrupt announcement by the Australian government that it was scrapping its plans to build a fleet...

Op-Ed: Australia's First Nuclear Sub Project Comes With Big Risks

Published Sep 20, 2021 6:47 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Andrew Davies] I’ll admit to being surprised when Australia announced the termination of the deal with Naval Gro...

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