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Category: Policy

Volunteers in the aid program: a history

By Patrick Kilby Peter Britton’s Working for the world: the evolution of Australian Volunteers International tracks the history of the Australian international volunteer program from its humble origins in the Volunteer Graduate Scheme (VGS)...

MiG-35 Update

By Russian Defense Policy The Russian MOD has reportedly received the first two MiG-35 multirole fighters under a contract for six signed last August. The other four will be delivered before end of 2019,...

Securing The Space Cloud: It’s Really Hard

By Theresa Hitchens “Security in space is different than security on Earth,” says Jeb Linton of IBM Watson. “If you lose command and control for even five minutes, your satellite could be completely shut...

Additional EA-03 Arrive At China’s Yishuntun

By Bellingcat Contributor New satellite imagery acquired by Digitalglobe shows that China has increased the deployment of Guizhou Aviation Industry Group (GAIG) EA-03 Xianglong high altitude long endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to...

Navy Command Swapped Out

By Russian Defense Policy At the outset of the May 8 MOD collegium, Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu announced a shake up in the Russian Navy’s leadership. Admiral Vladimir Korolev — Navy CINC for just...

Thailand’s flawed Election Commission

By Luke Courtois More than a month after Thailand held its first national elections in seven years, official results have been released by the country’s Election Commission, an inherently flawed political institution which has...

ASPI suggests

By James Brorson, Malcolm Davis and Aakriti Bachhawat The world The latest UN climate change report contains some distressing facts and figures. See the media release here which provides the main points. Vox dives...

Development and the 2019 election: the partisan divide

By Stephen Howes In the forthcoming Australian federal election, now only days away, there are three sharp international development policy differences between the two major parties. They relate to aid, refugees, and climate change....

Iran–US relations: a race against time

By Ian Dudgeon Iran and the US are engaged in a strategic race with opposing objectives, but a common deadline—the US presidential election in November 2020. For Iran, it’s a race for survival of...

PNG government struggling to stay intact

By Henry Ivarature “Government is not shaking, no, I already planted the post to hold it up, so you come and remove it”, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill. Introduction On 7 May 2019, the much-anticipated...

Satellite Servicing Industry Wants New Rules

By Theresa Hitchens “I think it will be incumbent on governments pretty soon to force operators to have some way to get their satellite out of the way [when it fails] and get it...

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