Why the US and its allies must rethink their China war plans
Indonesia-Philippines border deal presages more united ASEAN South China Sea stance
Democracy triumphs in Ukraine? Think again
Russia-Ukraine: What is Putin up to in Crimea?
US position hardens on China's nine-dashed line
South Korea: One year in, assessing Park Geun-Hye’s presidency
Meet Indonesia's middle class (part 4): Where fashion meets religion
'The Act of Killing' in a democratic Indonesia
In visa stoush, PNG only hurts itself
G20 Sydney Finance Ministers' Meeting: They came, they saw, but did they conquer?
Vladimir Putin: Geopolitical wrecking ball
Bangkok protests: A view from the ground
Syria: Here endeth diplomacy
Foreign aid: Is Afghanistan a welfare state?
What can be done about income inequality?
US should resist China's ADIZ, but...
Failure to act on IMF reform damages US (and G20) credibility
Review: Paul Collier's 'Exodus'
Lebanon: Second front in the Syria war
Lessons for Australia from the Swiss referendum on immigration quotas
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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