Key Developments

Australian Strategy at a Turning Point: Implications for the United States

10/12/2019
By Robbin Laird

As Australia engages in shaping its role in the changing global dynamics of the 2020’s, a…

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President Macron’s Russian Initiative

10/12/2019
By Mark Leonard

French President Emmanuel Macron is one of those leaders who wants to bend the arc of…

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Expanding the Aperture of National Defense and Security Planning: The Australian Case

10/10/2019
By Ewen Levick

Forty years ago, Steve Jobs walked into a long concrete office building in Palo Alto, California. The building…

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Facing Hurricane Bojo: EU’s Preparedness Dealing With Brexit

10/10/2019
By Murielle Delaporte

“Tis the season” and having watched last week’s turmoil in Westminster, we could not resist but…

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Building a 21st Century Australian Navy: A Major Part of the Re-set of Australian Infrastructure for Defense and Security

10/08/2019
By Robbin Laird

Currently, I am attending the Chief of the Royal Australian Navy’s Seapower conference being held in…

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The Brazilian Amazon and Globalization

09/30/2019
By Kenneth Maxwell

The UN climate action summit in New York City was held on Monday 23rd September. Two…

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Special Reports
06/13/2019
Australia and the UK are located in very different parts of the world. But both face significant challenges...
Book Review
10/16/2019
In my lifetime, the U.S. military has gone through three major phases of development. The first was the shaping of the force in the 1980s to deal with the Soviet threat to Europe and encompassed air-land battle. Hardwired networking was...
Featured Defense System
10/21/2019
By Andrew McLaughlin

Canberra-based cyber security company Penten has broadened the utility of its AltoCrypt secure mobility communications range of devices by offering them as an alternative to secure cabling for naval vessels and shore facilities. Penten already provides secure mobility solutions to Defence and other National Security departments in Australia and UK, by enabling staff to work anywhere anytime, with access to classified material when and where they need it. “Our aim is to help protect those who protect us,” Penten’s Director Defence and Intelligence, Josh Bolton said in a statement. “We want to provide the best solutions to allow Defence to do important work while offering the flexibility of a modern workplace, whether that be aboard a ship or ashore. “Our products are currently being used in Australia and...

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