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More than words: Australia–Indonesia strategic relations

Australia’s leaders from both sides of politics have been paying greater attention to Indonesia; there’s been more official engagement, as well as new diplomatic and defence initiatives in the past year.

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China choice: Thai parallels for Australia

After my most recent trip to Thailand, I began to reflect upon the parallels in security between Thailand and Australia.

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Asia-Pacific theatre Putin’s new stage

Earlier this month, Vladimir Putin scored a clear victory in the first round of presidential elections, securing more than 63 per cent of the Russian vote.

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Afghan a game of Russian roulette

THE US-led International Security Assistance Force has set a deadline to conclude the campaign in Afghanistan.

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AUSMIN puts icing on the alliance cake

The big annual AUSMIN meeting, where Australia’s defence and foreign ministers get together with their US counterparts, has just concluded in San Francisco.

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It’s the Way Osama was Killed that is Important

The death of Osama Bin Laden will make no difference to global terrorism inspired by Islamic fundamentalism and will have scant impact on the war in Afghanistan.

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Australian National Security until 2025

Comments to the Strategic Flashligt seminar on Australia’s future security challenges until 2025.

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