'

DFNS.net Policy Blog

It’s about access: tourism in Timor-Leste

By Michael Rose The potential importance of tourism to Timor-Leste has been discussed since before its independence in 2002. Clichés about the half-island being ‘untouched’ or a ‘tropical paradise’ aside (it is far more...

It’s about access: tourism in Timor-Leste

By Michael Rose The potential importance of tourism to Timor-Leste has been discussed since before its independence in 2002. Clichés about the half-island being ‘untouched’ or a ‘tropical paradise’ aside (it is far more...

Space 2.0 in the Indo-Pacific

By Lauren Hanley Space has traditionally been the domain of the great powers, and the cost of space technologies has ensured that smaller states like Australia depended on those countries for satellite coverage. But...

Russia’s strategic priorities, viewed from within

By Carl Bildt While the European Union gears up for new leadership in the northern autumn and US President Donald Trump gets his 2020 re-election campaign going, Russian President Vladimir Putin is sitting steady...

Indo-Pacific: from construct to contest

By Graeme Dobell ‘Indo-Pacific’ has shifted from a geographic construct to an arena for mounting contest—and the label for a US strategy. The journey from construct to competition has been short and sharp. At...

Promotion List

By Russian Defense Policy The promotion list contains names of 552 generals and admirals against 730 the MOD says it has. This link goes to a larger file with more data. The newest promotees...

Promotion List

By Russian Defense Policy The promotion list contains names of 552 generals and admirals against 730 the MOD says it has. This link goes to a larger file with more data. The newest promotees...

Promotion List

By Russian Defense Policy The promotion list contains names of 552 generals and admirals against 730 the MOD says it has. This link goes to a larger file with more data. The newest promotees...

ASPI suggests

By James Brorson, Jack Norton and Malcolm Davis The world US President Donald Trump has formally kicked off his re-election campaign just 500-odd days out from the 2020 election. The New York Times dives...

A US–Iran war is in no one’s interests

By Malcolm Davis In a recent analysis, Richard Haass suggests that one way out of the current crisis with Iran is a renegotiated Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) that addresses shortcomings in the...

Teflon populism

By Slawomir Sierakowski Populist rule is invariably associated with corruption, nepotism and incompetence. Why, then, do populists appear immune to scandal? Revelations that would have shocked electorates just a few years ago leave nary...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close