International relations

Audio interview
13 January 2017

Dr Tobias Feakin, Australia’s Ambassador for Cyber Affairs, says Australia is a target for cyber espionage, but he has not singled out any specific nation as a threat.

11 January 2017

Despite the fact that it involves billions of dollars worth of weaponry, the U.S./UAE arms transfer relationship receives relatively little attention among the public, in the media, or in Congress...

10 January 2017

This report outlines findings from an audit that was conducted in order to assess the transparency of the Australian aid program at the project level as of mid-2016, as measured by the...

6 January 2017

This report is a declassified version of a highly classified assessment that has been provided to the President and to recipients approved by the President.

26 December 2016

From a broad perspective of regional order in Northeast Asia, one ultimate goal must be to forge a feasible and sustainable “grand bargain” among the resident great powers.

19 December 2016

Australia and New Zealand are developing maritime capabilities to uphold the rules-based system. Regional uncertainty will intensify their defence cooperation, but trans-Tasman differences in...

14 December 2016

What should the U.S. and its close allies do about China’s strategic expansion into the South China Sea?

13 December 2016

How is it that Australia managed for the first 75 years after Federation without a Defence White Paper, and then produced seven in forty years - the last three within seven years?

12 December 2016

This paper surveys France’s growing presence in the Asia–Pacific from the Indochina War and efforts to resolve the Cambodian conflict, through to the country’s 21st century contributions driven by...

8 December 2016

This book sheds new light on personal trials and achievements at the coalface of Australian–United States relations.