Opportunity cost in Australia's future submarine decision
TPP: Not worth the risk
Digital Diplomacy links: Modi at Facebook, Russia memes, DFAT in denial and more
Obama's Syria critics ignore inconvenient facts
Mekong's future looks dark as new dam mooted
What 'The Martian' gets right (and wrong) about space exploration
Radicalisation, lone wolves and terrorism: An Interpreter backgrounder
Kunduz tragedy could be just the start of something much worse for Afghanistan
This week in Jakarta: Human rights and rehabilitation
Pacific Island links: Solomons climate change, PNG judiciary, ocean sanctuaries and more
What if Beijing and Washington understood each other perfectly...but still clashed?
Julie Bishop talks soft power at the Lowy Institute, but where was digital diplomacy?
The stories we never hear from Papua
Don't blame Obama for ISIS
China's worldview, in six parts
South China Sea: Washington says one thing but Beijing hears another
Putin's pivot: The Russians are coming to Asia
Was India's special-forces raid into Myanmar a signal to China and Pakistan?
Al Jazeera poll shows alarming levels of support for ISIS
Shangri La Dialogue: Ash Carter strikes determined, reasonable tone
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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