International relations

Article
24 April 2017

North Korea has altered its missile testing patterns, launching missiles more frequently and from a variety of new locations. What does this mean?

Report
24 April 2017

Australia faces an increasingly crowded and complex geopolitical environment in the South Pacific. While the most important external powers in the region have traditionally been Australia, New...

Article
11 April 2017

In the aftermath of the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime, an opportunity for negotiation with Russia and Iran now beckons. Richard Menhinick asks if we are virtuous enough to do...

Report
6 April 2017

This publication outlines key civil-military coordination mechanisms in Asia and how these are activated during disaster response, in line with regional and global frameworks and guidance.

Report
6 April 2017

This paper argues that famines in the Horn of Africa could be normalised due to the constant conflict, an absence of good government and now worsening droughts, partly due to climate change.

Report
4 April 2017

Security in the Indian Ocean region has become more problematic and complex given the persistent threats to the smooth flow of trade and commerce which demands freedom of navigation and security...

Guide
31 March 2017

Outlines key information about the Anzac landing in Gallipoli and provides further resources.

Briefing paper
29 March 2017

Australia should strengthen its engagement with the United Nations to ensure it has a greater voice on global issues that matter to its national interests, writes Peter Nadin.

Report
29 March 2017

A collection of articles about what women, peace and security (WPS) means for Australia’s defence and national security.

Blog post
28 March 2017

This year is shaping up as a big year for Australian foreign policy. This FlagPost highlights some of the key milestones expected over the coming months.