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Instead of Countering China, U.S. Navy Plans Another "Rebuilding Year"

Published Jun 10, 2021 2:33 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Nick Danby] In late April, President Joe Biden reiterated his pledge to bring an end to American complacency on the world s...

Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack Exposes Serious Vulnerabilities

Published May 27, 2021 10:29 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Tom Uren] Almost inadvertently, US energy security has been threatened by a ransomware attack which demonstrated dramatical...

Analysis: When Could China Be Ready for a Cross-Strait Invasion?

Published May 9, 2021 6:18 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

  There’s rising concern about the prospect of a major military crisis erupting across the Taiwan Strait as a result...

Opinion: Time to End China's Lease at the Port of Darwin

Published May 3, 2021 8:34 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Ports

[By Peter Jennings] Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton has asked his department "to come back with some advice"...

U.S. Heads Out of Afghanistan and Into the Indo-Pacific

Published Apr 18, 2021 2:23 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Michael Shoebridge] US President Joe Biden has done what Barack Obama and Donald Trump wanted to do when they were in offic...

UK and Royal Navy Shift Focus Towards the Indo-Pacific

Published Mar 22, 2021 10:44 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Shipping

[By James Rogers] “In the decade ahead, the UK will deepen our engagement in the Indo-Pacific, establishing a greater and...

China's Troubling Solution to its Water-Security Woes

Published Mar 20, 2021 11:56 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

Beijing has long understood that China has a water-security problem that could pose an existential threat. In 2005, China’s...

Op-Ed: Two Seaport Operators Support China's Naval Expansion

Published Feb 19, 2021 12:48 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

The Chinese Communist Party’s first leader, Mao Zedong, once said that ‘political power grows out of the barrel of a g...

Why China's New "Coast Guard Law" Raises Risk in the S. China Sea

Published Feb 15, 2021 8:34 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Michael Shoebridge] Xi Jinping’s control over the China Coast Guard, together with a new law that authorize...

Evaluating the PLA Navy's Options to Pressure Taiwan and Test Biden

Published Feb 14, 2021 1:17 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Charlie Lyons Jones, Elena Yi-Ching Ho and Malcolm Davis] As tensions rise over China’s recent aggress...

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