The Strategist

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The Strategist is the commentary and analysis site of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, an independent, non-partisan think tank based in Canberra. ASPI is one of the most authoritative and widely quoted contributors to public discussion of strategic policy issues in Australia and a recognised and authoritative Australian voice in international discussion of strategic issues, especially in the Asia-Pacific.

The Strategist aims to provide fresh ideas on Australia’s critical defence and strategic policy choices as well as encourage and facilitate discussion and debate among the strategy community and Australian public. The views expressed on The Strategist are those of the individual authors and don’t represent the views of ASPI or the institutions to which the authors are attached.

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Owning Institution: Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Source Type: Think Tank

Blog post
15 September 2016

Cybersecurity continues to be a prominent issue in the US election race, writes Zoe Hawkins.

24 November 2015

This article examines the State Grid Corporation of China’s bid for the NSW electricity transmission network TransGrid.

18 November 2015

This commentary asks why Chinese naval vessels have recently been given access to the Malaysian port of Kota Kinabalu.

11 November 2015

An account of the creation of an armed militia within the Chinese company Landbridge, underlining the close links between the People's Liberation Army and this company which has secured a  99-year...

Blog post
9 November 2015

A short examination of the 99-Year lease on Darwin Port sold to Chinese company Landbridge.

12 October 2015

The Parramatta shooting and its aftermath demonstrate common difficulties democracies face in counterterrorism.

14 June 2013

For a while now defence officials and analysts on both sides of the Tasman have been looking for ways to...