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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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Indonesia’s terrorism: a perpetual threat

As we approach the tenth anniversary of the Bali bombing, there’ll be remembrance ceremonies, personal reflections, and the entirely justified acknowledgments of the successful law enforcement and security cooperation that emerged since 2002.

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The ripples of bin Laden’s death

The crimes of Osama bin Laden on 11 September 2001 had lasting, devastating strategic impacts. His death in the Pakistani town of Abbottabad will also have ripples across the international security landscape — and not all the effects will be benign.

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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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