Security, International

Report

21 Mar 2019
25

This report argues that the reappearance of JI has major relevance for Australia, given that Indonesia is a large and important strategic partner. Any threats to Jakarta’s internal stability must therefore occupy a central place in Canberra’s foreign, defence and security calculations.

Report

19 Mar 2019
50

This report argues that Australia needs a comprehensive strategy for the Indian Ocean that articulates our regional objectives and outlines a whole-of-government approach to the challenges and opportunities presented by the region.

Report

ASPI Strategic Insights
14 Feb 2019
19

This collection of articles from ASPI’s The Strategist comprises a diversity of perspectives on the relationship between the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue and a range of countries’ national and regional interests.

Report

14 Feb 2019
7

This paper argues that the fear of a foreign invasion has driven post-Revolutionary Iran to pursue active contacts with terrorist organisations, but Tehran has also worked closely with Washington against al-Qaeda and in post-invasion Iraq.

Report

8 Feb 2019
14

To advance a robust bilateral policy debate about the key role of deterrence in Indo-Pacific strategy, the United States Studies Centre and Pacific Forum hosted a Track 1.5 US-Australia Indo-Pacific Deterrence Dialogue in Canberra in December 2018. This summary report reflects the authors’ accounts of...

Briefing paper

6 Feb 2019
3

For European countries and institutions as well as for transatlantic relations, 2019 will be a pivotal year. With several important leadership, policy, and structural transitions taking place in capitals and Brussels, there will be instability and uncertainty but from this could stem more positive dynamics....

Briefing paper

25 Jan 2019
5

The purpose of this briefing paper is to consider the capability and utility of contemporary Russian forces in relation to Vladimir Putin’s strategic goals. Specifically, this paper examines the critical role played by Russia’s 'new look' military force in the realization of Moscow’s political goals...

Report

28 Nov 2018
9

The South Pacific is becoming a more strategically crowded and contested space. But, despite the strong aid and defence relations Australia maintains with the island states, there’s been little attention given to date to the role of Australia’s private sector in the Pacific islands region....

Report

18 Oct 2018
35

The US military presence in the Middle East is the culmination of a common bargain with Middle Eastern governments - security cooperation and military assistance in exchange for US access to military bases in the region. Despite significant financial expenditure and thousands of lives lost,...

Survey

1 Oct 2018
20

Despite the unease many feel about the United States at the moment, the idea of a U.S-led world order is still attractive to most. When asked which would be better for the world, having China or the U.S as the top global power, people in...

Journal article

30 Aug 2018
4

This paper demonstrates the agency of small states—the ‘-Pacific’ part of ‘Asia-Pacific’—in multilateral policymaking on peace and security, often overlooked in international relations scholarship.

Blog post

23 Jul 2018
65

Australia’s international security outlook is starting to look very threatening. The White House is undermining the international order, has started a trade war with China and the EU, and is threatening the unity of NATO. At the same time, China and Russia are becoming increasingly...

Transcript

19 Jul 2018
49

Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and Leader of the Opposition in the Senate, Senator the Hon Penny Wong, joined the United States Studies Centre for an address looking at the role of the United States in Asia.

Report

19 Jun 2018
147

There is a sense that the established order in global affairs is shifting. The articles commissioned for this volume, the first of a new annual series, have been written by Chatham House experts and reflect their perspectives on selected aspects of this transition.

Report

31 May 2018
56

As Indonesia’s economy continues to grow, the relationship with Australia is becoming more and more asymmetric. From the Australian perspective, it presents some opportunities but, as a counterbalance, Indonesia may be seeking to engage more closely with other, larger, powers in the region. This paper...

Report

28 May 2018
37

China’s growing influence is a delicate puzzle for the international community, which must welcome a transformed power without acquiescing in the destruction of the global diplomatic infrastructure. This report claims that New Zealand’s business, political and intellectual elite have all been targeted by the Chinese...

Report

24 May 2018
60

Now that North Korea has finally reached the threshold of a nuclear missile capability to directly threaten the US mainland, its scripted brand of hyperbole and brinksmanship is encountering a different sort of melodrama - the political theatre of Donald Trump.

Report

26 Apr 2018
8

There is no doubt that there is immense scope and potential for Chinese investment in India, especially in infrastructure. New Delhi, for its part, should not be bogged down by the baggage of the past and must work to address key issues, such as bureaucracy,...

Report

22 Feb 2018
83

Australia is approaching an important window of opportunity to change our approach to the use of space for defence and national security purposes and, more broadly, to the establishment of a sovereign space industry

Transcript

21 Feb 2018
110

In a wide-ranging speech about the newly created Home Affairs portfolio, Peter Dutton has emphasized Australian values as well as national security - but managing migration levels will remain a key task.

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