David Brewster

Research report

27 Apr 2017


Once again, Trump has broken the mould. The 100-day mark is traditionally used to assess a new administration’s progress in advancing its policy agenda. With Trump, that’s impossible. In foreign policy at least, it’s more appropriate to ask whether at the 100-day...

Research report

25 Aug 2016


The rise of Asia’s two giants, China and India, is forcing Australia to re-examine its understanding of the regional order that has existed since the 1940s. There has been much debate about the choices that Australia faces with a rising China, but...

Research report

10 Aug 2016

This edited collection of papers examines the emerging concept of the Indo-Pacific, maritime tensions including in the East and South China Seas, transnational security issues, the role of Japan as a regional security partner, and prospects for partnerships involving other countries. These are drawn from...

Journal article

10 Apr 2015

This article gives an overview of recent developments in the Australia-India security and defence relationship, then considers how the relationship will likely develop in coming years.


Narendra Modi’s visit to Australia in November 2014 and his fanfare address to the Australian...

Research report

20 May 2014

Summary: India is often identified as one of Australia’s key new strategic partners in Asia. While they have many shared strategic interests, both countries still have a lot to learn about how to get along with each other. Some might even see them as...

Journal article

8 May 2014

Abstract: In coming years, India is likely to become one of Australia’s most important partners in the region. This article explores how the security and defence relationship has developed in recent times. It discusses challenges in the relationship before exploring potential areas for enhanced...

Items authored


Items published/produced

Associated content