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India threat?

India is presently investing in a sustained program of military modernisation. Some $40bn was earmarked for defence in the budget for 2012–13, with a significant proportion to be spent on new weapons.

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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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International cyber security: a divided road

In the globalised, interdependent world in which we live our modern lives, the keystone that keeps much of our economies, infrastructures, lines of communication, defence, security, intelligence and social capital enabled is the cyber domain.

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Europe calls Gates’ bluff

By now you’ve probably read that retiring US Defense Secretary Robert Gates had some stern words for European NATO members late last week.

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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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