How Fiji outsmarted Australia
Australia vs ISIS? Two things we need to hear from the Government
Indonesia-Australia Code of Conduct is excellent news
Pacific island links: West Papua, Fiji democracy, Melanesia, fisheries and more
Air power to the fore in the Middle East
Why do nations fight? Prestige, mostly
Australians back tougher anti-terror laws
The tragedy of European unemployment
Violence against women in PNG: How men are getting away with murder
After 150 years, time to renew our commitment to the Geneva Conventions
Should the US retrench from South Korea? Yes
China: Economic war and the humbling of multinationals
Quarter of a million people displaced in Myanmar's humanitarian crisis
Indonesia: Dispelling the ghosts of '98
Iraq: ISIS's error, Maliki's mismanagement, Obama's opportunity
China: Climate wrecker or climate leader?
Why China's Silk Road initiative matters
UN in South Sudan: The ghosts of Rwanda and Srebrenica
Just how expensive is renewable energy?
China's Xinjiang policy: A Middle East headache
India no longer shining
China's quickening pace in space
Defence Challenges linkage: Pivot, malware, Southeast Asia and more
29 June 2012 11:28AM
The US military is
rediscovering some of the Southeast Asian bases it abandoned in the 60s and 70s
Sino-Thai military relations are improving steadily
Useful table on world military spending
. The US is the baseline, and it gives both IISS and SIPRI numbers.
Australia's Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopter fleet was
grounded again this week
Has China just part-unveiled
5th generation stealth fighter
Why can't commercial anti-virus software detect military malware?
Can R2P be redeemed in Syria?
'Imagine if NATO adopted a policy of destroying a government tank, artillery piece, or other military asset for every ten civilians killed by the regime.'
A useful summary of
current UK defence commitments to the Asia Pacific
more US Navy ships will be deployed to the Persian Gulf in the next four years than to the Asia Pacific
. The Middle East will get newer ships too.
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