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Strategic Uncertainty and the Regional Security Order in East Asia

Strategic Uncertainty and the Regional Security Order in East Asia

Chinese and American intentions constitutes the two fundamental uncertainties that will shape regional security in East Asia.

Forced Marriage in Australia: Definitely Not the ‘Usual Suspects’

Forced Marriage in Australia: Definitely Not the ‘Usual Suspects’

Forced marriage comprises an untidy bundle of wrongs lost at the intersection of international relations, state sovereignty, human rights, and criminal accountability.

ANZAC Day service at the National War Memorial Wellington.

Lest We Forget: Religion and the Remembrance of War in a Secular State

The memorialisation of ANZAC in Australia shows that faith tradition can add depth of memory to sovereign self-understanding, even in secular states.

The Asia-Pacific Scramble and a ‘Larger Australia’

The Asia-Pacific Scramble and a ‘Larger Australia’

Australia should begin to position itself as a politically-astute player in the region and in doing so, make decisions that create realpolitik rather than frictions.

G20 and the Culture of Protests

G20 and the Culture of Protests

The culture of protests has become a common sight in all G20 summits, so much so that preventing violent activism has become an inevitable part of the security planning.

Airpower Hopes: The West versus the Islamic State, and the Evolution of Warfare

Airpower Hopes: The West versus the Islamic State, and the Evolution of Warfare

Western leaders should not embrace the ‘can do’ elements airpower offers, and seek policies which would not have the volatile backlashes associated with its use.

Australia-China and the Rise of Pax-Sino: Where to Now?

Australia-China and the Rise of Pax-Sino: Where to Now?

Unless Australia understands the new Asia-Pacific environment and ceases elevating the US and other regional Euro-centric allies, frictions with China will continue.

The Future of Slavery in Australia

The Future of Slavery in Australia

Slavery and trafficking will not be defeated unless those fighting it can simultaneously prevent its growth, whilst strategically responding to its current expressions.

Australia Should Pursue Ambitious Climate Change Mitigation Policies

Australia Should Pursue Ambitious Climate Change Mitigation Policies

A successful transformation of the energy system will ultimately depend on a political agenda that comprises a plurality of efficient climate policy instruments.

The Anzac Myth and Australian National Identity

The Anzac Myth and Australian National Identity

Rather than recognise foundation heroes, Australians celebrate the deeds of WW1 soldiers. These ‘Anzacs’ have become an integral part of national identity.

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