Is Asia now witnessing Cold War 2.0? (Opinion)
Just how far will strategic competition between China and the US extend, and just who is it that is upsetting the apple cart?
AUKUS – Sweet in the mouth, bitter in the belly (Opinion)
Australia is looking at decades before receiving its first nuclear-powered submarines. But surely there are faster options available?
Asia-Pacific experiences a missile frenzy (Opinion)
There has been a flurry of activity in the missile realm, with the Asia-Pacific region set to bristle even more with these dangerous weapons.
Afghanistan is a wake-up call for US defence establishment (Opinion)
The world has been shocked by the US and allies departing Afghanistan with their tails between their legs. The abandonment is symptomatic of serious problems within the US defence establishment.
10th January 2018
The coming Year of the Dog could be the year of the ‘running dog’ for the US in the Asia-Pacific. Never before have we seen …
20th December 2017
For 73 days from June-August, Indian and Chinese troops faced off across the Himalayas in the worst border confrontation in years. At Doklam, an unremarkable …
13th December 2017
There is a persistent fantasy amongst the political and military elite in Taipei and Washington that China has too much to lose if it invaded …
29th November 2017
After surveying 22,000 people in 16 Asia-Pacific nations, Transparency International reported this year that just over one in four persons had paid a bribe to …