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Category: Policy

Minimum Sustainment Acquisition

The Pentagon needs a lighter touch with low-volume vendors. Last week, in an essay on how software costs are eating the war effort, we wrote about a “bold industrial strategy” proposed by Atlantic Council...

Elections, and the state Solomon Islands is in

The roads into the hillside suburbs behind Honiara are criss-crossed by small valleys: potholes that have outgrown themselves, small rivers when it rains. They are deep and need careful navigation. As we angled our...

Defence and Security Reviews: A Minister’s View

04 Dec Invitation Only Research Event Defence and Security Reviews: A Minister’s View 4 Dec 2014 – 08:30 to 10:00 Chatham House, London International Security Department, UK Defence Participants Rt Hon Sir Nick Harvey...

The Need for Better Civil-Military Planning

The United States is now more than a decade into wars attempting to bring security and stability to the Middle East. The results have not been good. The initial U.S. military victory in Iraq...

Panle 8- HSDIII

Heart Security Dialogue III Panel Eight: Prospects of Regional and International Cooperation on Afghanistan Chair: Mr Matin Begh, Deputy Minister, Independent Directorate of Local Governance, Afghanistan Speakers: Dr. Arun Saghal, Director, Forum for Strategic...

Panel 5- HSDIII

Heart Security Dialogue III Panel IV: Inclusive Security: Cosmopolitan Community, Islamic Sufism Chair: Dr. Farid Mir Bagheri, Professor, Cyprus National University Speakers: Mr. Reza Mohammadi, Poet/Writer, Kabul, Afghanistan Dr. Amin Ahmadi, Professor , Ibn...

Lebanon: The nation and the army

While Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon have all felt the heavy burden of hosting hundreds of thousands of Syrian civil war refugees on their soil, Lebanon has felt the largest impact on its security from...

Panel 4-HSDIII

Heart Security Dialogue III Panel IV: Regional Economic Cooperation Opportunities and Obstacles Chair: Mr. Shakib Noori, Commercial Attaché , Afghanistan Embassy, Washington D.C. Speakers: Dr. Mohammad Mustafa Mastoor, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance of...

Inauguration Ceremony

Heart Security Dialogue III – 27 September 2014 Inauguration Ceremony …read more

Economic diplomacy alone won’t make China a leader

Recently the growing rivalry between the United States and China seems to be spilling over into the economic and institutional arenas. The US is leading the push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a new regional...

Australian Antarctic policy: an update

The recent Senate report, Australia’s future activities and responsibilities in the Southern Ocean and Antarctic waters, released on 29 October, was—to some extent—a lost opportunity. The timing of its release, virtually coinciding with that...

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