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Flying the (Swedish) flag for a submarine Plan B

By Andrew Davies My previous post on the future submarines talked about having a Plan B in case the project runs into insurmountable problems. In his response, Jon Stanford seconded the need for an...

Maritime Cyber Security: No Substitute for Testing

By jason.naselli 12 October 2017 Chronis Kapalidis LinkedIn Academy Fellow, International Security Department When no defence is completely effective against cyberattacks, it is vital to test responses to the inevitable incursions. Concerns were raised...

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Should Australia support Seoul’s North Korea policy? 

By Jeffrey Robertson On 13 October, Seoul will host the third Australia – Republic of Korea foreign and defence ministerial (2+2) consultations. While topics to be discussed include cybersecurity, border security and maritime safety,...

Integration in warfare

By Nathan Finney With the announcement of the new iPhone X—at a price only a princess royal could afford—I recalled a metaphor that some peers and I tried to employ to describe the importance...

Fellowship opportunity for emerging Pacific economists

By Sachini Muller Are you an emerging economist in the Asia-Pacific region? The Pacific Trade and Development (PAFTAD) Fellowship for Young Scholars offers the opportunity for young economists to build their skills and present...

A ‘common European home’

By Mike Scrafton For Russia, the great prize is a Europe where it’s accepted on equal terms with other European nations and can share in Europe’s economic and technological progress. A ‘common European home’...

PNG: back in 2006

By Stephen Howes I made my first visit to Papua New Guinea in 2006. The economy was doing well. Commodity prices were high, and revenue was pouring in. If back then someone had predicted...

ICAN and the search for the fortunate islands

By Rod Lyon This year’s award of the Nobel Peace Prize to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) has stirred mixed reactions. The Norwegian Nobel Committee states that the organisation received the...

The five-domains update

By Jack Viola, Eliza Chapman, Jacqueline Westermann, Harley Comrie and Michael Chi Sea state This week, the US Navy commissioned its newest nuclear-powered submarine, the USS Washington. The Virginia-class ship is nicknamed ‘Blackfish’ after...

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