Syrian refugees and the Gulf states' lack of charity
Will the RAAF be assisting the Syrian Army?
Papua New Guinea: Keep calm and muddle through?
The Syrian conflict is a civil war, and R2P won't help
Australia–Papua New Guinea relations: Could do better
Passive-aggressive rivalry deepens China-Japan tensions
Southeast Asia links: Bangkok blast, Vietnam triangle, Cambodia dams, Myanmar's minimum wage, Bersih 4.0 and more
Photo essay: Yasukuni Shrine, 15 August
Note to Beijing: You can't tell financial markets what to do
Pacific Island links: Aus-PNG relations, Nauru detention centre, drought, PIF 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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