The Strategist https://www.aspistrategist.ru/ ASPI's analysis and commentary site Mon, 20 May 2024 07:23:08 +0000 en-AU hourly 1 France, New Caledonia and the Indo-Pacific https://www.aspistrategist.ru/france-new-caledonia-and-the-indo-pacific/ Mon, 20 May 2024 05:11:44 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=87062 Defining success in Ukraine https://www.aspistrategist.ru/defining-success-in-ukraine/ Mon, 20 May 2024 01:00:05 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=87053 Australia can lead in clean-energy waste management https://www.aspistrategist.ru/australia-can-lead-in-clean-energy-waste-management/ Sun, 19 May 2024 20:00:34 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=87040 Before applying AI to war, we’d better think about its limitations https://www.aspistrategist.ru/before-applying-ai-to-war-wed-better-think-about-its-limitations/ Fri, 17 May 2024 05:24:58 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=87047 Now is no time for the US to lose its focus on Pacific islands https://www.aspistrategist.ru/now-is-no-time-for-the-us-to-lose-its-focus-on-pacific-islands/ Fri, 17 May 2024 02:30:26 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=87022 Australia must rebuild its policy heft in deterrence strategy https://www.aspistrategist.ru/australia-must-rebuild-its-policy-heft-in-deterrence-strategy/ Fri, 17 May 2024 01:21:31 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=87030 Making the most of AUKUS: capitalising on Australian competitive advantage https://www.aspistrategist.ru/making-the-most-of-aukus-capitalising-on-australian-competitive-advantage/ Thu, 16 May 2024 20:00:27 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=87016 Climate disruption deserves more than a cameo role in security analysis https://www.aspistrategist.ru/climate-disruption-deserves-more-than-a-cameo-role-in-security-analysis/ Thu, 16 May 2024 04:50:02 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=87006 Digital literacy is a national security asset https://www.aspistrategist.ru/digital-literacy-is-a-national-security-asset/ Thu, 16 May 2024 03:35:38 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=87002 Taiwan’s indispensability in preparing for pandemics https://www.aspistrategist.ru/taiwans-indispensability-in-preparing-for-future-pandemics/ Wed, 15 May 2024 20:00:06 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86977 Budget: a vision of a fraught and fragile world https://www.aspistrategist.ru/budget-a-vision-of-a-fraught-and-fragile-world/ Wed, 15 May 2024 08:11:24 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86996 Budget: ASPI’s experts give their views https://www.aspistrategist.ru/budget-aspis-experts-give-their-views/ Wed, 15 May 2024 07:47:14 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86985 Budget: 10-year defence spending up 11 percent from 2022 plan https://www.aspistrategist.ru/budget-10-year-defence-spending-up-11-percent-from-2022-plan/ Wed, 15 May 2024 05:26:12 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86972 Defence industry and the illusion of control https://www.aspistrategist.ru/defence-industry-and-the-illusion-of-control/ Tue, 14 May 2024 22:09:46 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86964 Aiming at countering small drones, ADF faces challenges https://www.aspistrategist.ru/aiming-at-countering-small-drones-adf-faces-challenges/ Tue, 14 May 2024 07:09:09 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86959 Business is converging with organised crime in the Pacific islands https://www.aspistrategist.ru/business-is-converging-with-organised-crime-in-the-pacific-islands/ Mon, 13 May 2024 22:52:55 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86951 From the bookshelf: ‘The Political Thought of Xi Jinping’ https://www.aspistrategist.ru/from-the-bookshelf-the-political-thought-of-xi-jinping/ Mon, 13 May 2024 06:51:32 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86945 Japan, AUKUS and cyberwarfare https://www.aspistrategist.ru/japan-aukus-and-cyberwarfare/ Mon, 13 May 2024 06:43:16 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86940 Focused on its region: an overview of Japan’s latest security moves https://www.aspistrategist.ru/focused-on-its-region-an-overview-of-japans-latest-security-moves/ Mon, 13 May 2024 00:47:35 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86931 What TikTok got wrong about America https://www.aspistrategist.ru/what-tiktok-got-wrong-about-america/ Sun, 12 May 2024 22:27:38 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86923 The long arc of Australian defence strategy https://www.aspistrategist.ru/the-long-arc-of-australian-defence-strategy/ Fri, 10 May 2024 20:00:03 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86893 National Defence Strategy: too slow on air-and-missile defence https://www.aspistrategist.ru/national-defence-strategy-too-slow-on-air-and-missile-defence/ Fri, 10 May 2024 12:13:17 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86918 Australia isn’t doing enough on conflict-related sexual violence https://www.aspistrategist.ru/australia-isnt-doing-enough-on-conflict-related-sexual-violence/ Fri, 10 May 2024 07:20:20 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86902 Access to Northern Territory can be a military asset for Japan https://www.aspistrategist.ru/access-to-northern-territory-can-be-a-military-asset-for-japan/ Fri, 10 May 2024 01:00:02 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86887 US-China cooperation remains possible https://www.aspistrategist.ru/us-china-cooperation-remains-possible/ Thu, 09 May 2024 22:08:27 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86882 Australia’s future must be made in global supply chains https://www.aspistrategist.ru/australias-future-must-be-made-in-global-supply-chains/ Thu, 09 May 2024 06:53:36 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86873 Why the EU’s new migration pact matters https://www.aspistrategist.ru/why-the-eus-new-migration-pact-matters/ Thu, 09 May 2024 01:00:19 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86865 Don’t overestimate China’s ambitions in the Arctic https://www.aspistrategist.ru/dont-overestimate-chinas-ambitions-in-the-arctic/ Wed, 08 May 2024 20:00:09 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86856 The sad state of Australia’s security discourse https://www.aspistrategist.ru/the-sad-state-of-australias-security-discourse/ Wed, 08 May 2024 05:36:46 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86846 Australia and India should partner up to accelerate the clean energy transition https://www.aspistrategist.ru/australia-and-india-should-partner-up-to-accelerate-the-clean-energy-transition/ Wed, 08 May 2024 04:00:36 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86838 Tech diplomacy: what it is, and why it’s important https://www.aspistrategist.ru/tech-diplomacy-what-it-is-and-why-its-important/ Wed, 08 May 2024 00:53:31 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86835 China’s latest unsafe interception at sea was no accident https://www.aspistrategist.ru/chinas-latest-unsafe-interception-at-sea-was-no-accident/ Wed, 08 May 2024 00:18:39 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86830 Without policy changes, Northern Territory will miss economic target https://www.aspistrategist.ru/without-policy-changes-northern-territory-will-miss-economic-target/ Tue, 07 May 2024 05:07:48 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86825 Helium, polyethylene and more: Australia loses basic-materials industries https://www.aspistrategist.ru/helium-polyethylene-and-more-australia-loses-basic-materials-industries/ Tue, 07 May 2024 02:25:35 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86816 Needed: a viable strategy for the Indo-Pacific https://www.aspistrategist.ru/needed-a-viable-strategy-for-the-indo-pacific/ Mon, 06 May 2024 23:46:56 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86809 Want a robust Australian munitions industry? Study Iran https://www.aspistrategist.ru/want-a-robust-australian-munitions-industry-study-iran/ Mon, 06 May 2024 10:35:41 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86802 China’s hackers targeted our MPs. We need to talk about this relationship https://www.aspistrategist.ru/chinas-hackers-targetted-our-mps-we-need-to-talk-about-this-relationship/ Mon, 06 May 2024 03:20:40 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86785 Mitigating the imminent fall in the navy’s surface fleet https://www.aspistrategist.ru/mitigating-the-imminent-fall-in-the-navys-surface-fleet/ Mon, 06 May 2024 02:51:49 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86784 Between them, Australia, France and India can watch the Indian Ocean https://www.aspistrategist.ru/between-them-australia-france-and-india-can-watch-the-indian-ocean/ Fri, 03 May 2024 06:19:28 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86777 National Defence Strategy: big spending on northern bases https://www.aspistrategist.ru/national-defence-strategy-big-spending-on-northern-bases/ Fri, 03 May 2024 05:49:25 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86772 The Macron moment https://www.aspistrategist.ru/the-macron-moment/ Fri, 03 May 2024 00:38:08 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86767 Universities Accord can promote inclusive development in northern Australia https://www.aspistrategist.ru/universities-accord-can-promote-inclusive-development-in-northern-australia/ Thu, 02 May 2024 01:30:43 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86754 China seeks to harvest user data from global apps to boost propaganda efforts https://www.aspistrategist.ru/china-seeks-to-harvest-user-data-from-global-apps-to-boost-propaganda-efforts/ Thu, 02 May 2024 00:09:27 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86746 Russia and China co-ordinate on disinformation in Solomon Islands elections https://www.aspistrategist.ru/russia-and-china-co-ordinate-on-disinformation-in-solomon-islands-elections/ Wed, 01 May 2024 20:00:42 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86733 National Defence Strategy: tackling problems, not just declaring principles https://www.aspistrategist.ru/national-defence-strategy-tackling-problems-not-just-declaring-principles/ Wed, 01 May 2024 05:53:58 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86730 Where the Quad can help: satellites and Asian disaster relief https://www.aspistrategist.ru/where-the-quad-can-help-satellites-and-asian-disaster-relief/ Wed, 01 May 2024 05:11:31 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86724 Not just defence: we need a national security strategy https://www.aspistrategist.ru/not-just-defence-we-need-a-national-security-strategy/ Tue, 30 Apr 2024 23:46:37 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86715 As aid heads to Ukraine, Russia must be hoping for Trump’s return https://www.aspistrategist.ru/as-aid-heads-to-ukraine-russia-must-be-hoping-for-trumps-return/ Tue, 30 Apr 2024 05:57:19 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86710 Start thinking now about alternatives to AUKUS Pillar 1 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/start-thinking-now-about-alternatives-to-aukus-pillar-1/ Tue, 30 Apr 2024 04:46:44 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86701 National Defence Strategy: Cancellations cover 22 percent of acquisition costs https://www.aspistrategist.ru/national-defence-strategy-cancellations-cover-22-percent-of-acquisition-costs/ Tue, 30 Apr 2024 00:00:58 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86692 Our drug policies aren’t working. The evidence is in wastewater https://www.aspistrategist.ru/our-drug-policies-arent-working-the-evidence-is-in-wastewater/ Mon, 29 Apr 2024 05:54:26 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86686 EU’s red tape Is helping Russia https://www.aspistrategist.ru/eus-red-tape-is-helping-russia/ Sun, 28 Apr 2024 20:00:50 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86676 On World IP Day, let’s remember all the stolen innovation https://www.aspistrategist.ru/on-world-ip-day-lets-remember-all-the-stolen-innovation/ Fri, 26 Apr 2024 08:21:42 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86668 Recent stabbings highlight danger of online misinformation https://www.aspistrategist.ru/recent-stabbings-highlight-danger-of-on-line-misinformation/ Fri, 26 Apr 2024 05:59:12 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86659 More than one strategic challenge at a time. We’d better get used to it https://www.aspistrategist.ru/more-than-one-strategic-challenge-at-a-time-wed-better-get-used-to-it/ Fri, 26 Apr 2024 05:51:34 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86655 The great potential of India-Australia quantum collaboration https://www.aspistrategist.ru/the-great-potential-of-india-australia-quantum-collaboration/ Fri, 26 Apr 2024 01:07:37 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86650 Why the US will stay dominant in undersea warfare https://www.aspistrategist.ru/why-the-us-will-stay-dominant-in-undersea-warfare/ Thu, 25 Apr 2024 22:36:23 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86645 National Defence Strategy: Impactful projection constrained https://www.aspistrategist.ru/defence-strategic-review-impactful-projection-constrained/ Wed, 24 Apr 2024 10:47:38 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86639 Australia must act now on its crisis of male violence and misogynist ideology https://www.aspistrategist.ru/australia-must-act-now-on-its-crisis-of-male-violence-and-misogynist-ideology/ Wed, 24 Apr 2024 02:59:25 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86633 In a decade of danger, it’s time to prepare civil defence https://www.aspistrategist.ru/in-a-decade-of-danger-its-time-to-prepare-civil-defence/ Wed, 24 Apr 2024 00:21:27 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86626 Tech industry is the new defence industrial base https://www.aspistrategist.ru/tech-industry-is-the-new-defence-industrial-base/ Tue, 23 Apr 2024 21:56:59 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86622 National Defence Strategy: a missed opportunity for space https://www.aspistrategist.ru/national-defence-strategy-a-missed-opportunity-for-space/ Tue, 23 Apr 2024 09:50:34 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86617 Out of focus: Australia neglects western Indian Ocean https://www.aspistrategist.ru/out-of-focus-australia-neglects-western-indian-ocean/ Tue, 23 Apr 2024 05:39:10 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86610 From the Bookshelf: ‘Israelis and Palestinians’ https://www.aspistrategist.ru/from-the-bookshelf-israelis-and-palestinians/ Tue, 23 Apr 2024 01:42:37 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86606 New Chinese reform addresses overlaps, reflects challenge of military control https://www.aspistrategist.ru/new-chinese-reform-addresses-overlaps-reflects-challenge-of-military-control/ Mon, 22 Apr 2024 10:55:22 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86599 National Defence Strategy: preparing slowly to strike far https://www.aspistrategist.ru/national-defence-strategy-preparing-slowly-to-strike-far/ Mon, 22 Apr 2024 07:21:54 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86594 Turkey’s influence grows eastwards. That’s welcome https://www.aspistrategist.ru/turkeys-influence-grows-eastwards-thats-welcome/ Sun, 21 Apr 2024 23:29:39 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86588 Patience, please. AUKUS Pillar 2 is indeed making progress https://www.aspistrategist.ru/patience-please-aukus-pillar-2-is-indeed-making-progress/ Fri, 19 Apr 2024 05:57:50 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86573 We can do much more with the reserves https://www.aspistrategist.ru/we-can-do-much-more-with-the-reserves/ Fri, 19 Apr 2024 03:00:18 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86560 Different ways of thinking: Malaysia and Australia https://www.aspistrategist.ru/different-ways-of-thinking-malaysia-and-australia/ Fri, 19 Apr 2024 00:41:08 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86551 How Australia can become the partner of choice in Pacific cyber resilience https://www.aspistrategist.ru/how-australia-can-become-the-partner-of-choice-in-pacific-cyber-resilience/ Thu, 18 Apr 2024 10:58:14 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86542 India wants strategic engagement with Southeast Asia—but how? https://www.aspistrategist.ru/india-wants-strategic-engagement-with-southeast-asia-but-how/ Thu, 18 Apr 2024 00:33:01 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86533 Armed forces, too, must help fight climate change https://www.aspistrategist.ru/armed-forces-too-must-help-fight-climate-change/ Wed, 17 Apr 2024 22:49:57 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86526 China extends anticorruption drive to Belt and Road https://www.aspistrategist.ru/https-www-aspistrategist-org-au-china-extends-anticorruption-drive-to-belt-and-road/ Wed, 17 Apr 2024 06:41:12 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86523 Australia’s leadership imperatives in critical minerals https://www.aspistrategist.ru/australias-leadership-imperatives-in-critical-minerals/ Tue, 16 Apr 2024 20:00:47 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86503 Australia’s next step in integrated air and missile defence https://www.aspistrategist.ru/australias-next-step-in-integrated-air-and-missile-defence/ Tue, 16 Apr 2024 07:31:52 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86496 Europe’s war jitters https://www.aspistrategist.ru/europes-war-jitters/ Mon, 15 Apr 2024 23:31:38 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86489 Southeast Asia’s potential in critical minerals https://www.aspistrategist.ru/southeast-asias-potential-in-critical-minerals/ Mon, 15 Apr 2024 08:20:04 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86478 Vietnam adopts the Women, Peace and Security agenda https://www.aspistrategist.ru/vietnam-adopts-the-women-peace-and-security-agenda/ Mon, 15 Apr 2024 04:18:20 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86469 The threat posed by Cambodia’s new strongman https://www.aspistrategist.ru/the-threat-posed-by-cambodias-new-strongman/ Mon, 15 Apr 2024 02:33:35 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86462 It’s a national priority: get more labour into the Northern Territory https://www.aspistrategist.ru/its-a-national-priority-get-more-labour-into-the-northern-territory/ Sun, 14 Apr 2024 20:00:03 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86452 No pot of gold: Understanding Defence’s Integrated Investment Program https://www.aspistrategist.ru/no-pot-of-gold-understanding-defences-integrated-investment-program/ Fri, 12 Apr 2024 07:33:16 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86444 Imagining deterrence without nuclear weapons https://www.aspistrategist.ru/imagining-deterrence-without-nuclear-weapons/ Fri, 12 Apr 2024 03:58:15 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86436 Everybody needs good neighbours: Indonesian defence under Prabowo https://www.aspistrategist.ru/indonesian-defence-under-prabowo/ Fri, 12 Apr 2024 02:04:12 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86433 A central bank concept for defence https://www.aspistrategist.ru/a-central-bank-concept-for-defence/ Thu, 11 Apr 2024 20:00:49 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86420 Solomon Islands goes to the polls. Here’s what to expect https://www.aspistrategist.ru/solomon-islands-goes-to-the-polls-heres-what-to-expect/ Thu, 11 Apr 2024 07:03:19 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86411 To embed strategic foresight, the APS must adopt new leadership paradigms https://www.aspistrategist.ru/to-embed-strategic-foresight-the-aps-must-adopt-new-leadership-paradigms/ Thu, 11 Apr 2024 06:09:54 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86399 Germany’s weakness is bad for Europe https://www.aspistrategist.ru/germanys-weakness-is-bad-for-europe/ Thu, 11 Apr 2024 01:00:58 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86391 Fremantle’s wartime past serves as AUKUS submarine prologue https://www.aspistrategist.ru/fremantles-wartime-past-serves-as-aukus-submarine-prologue/ Wed, 10 Apr 2024 20:00:49 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86383 Modernising defence must respect international humanitarian law https://www.aspistrategist.ru/modernising-defence-must-respect-international-humanitarian-law/ Wed, 10 Apr 2024 05:08:33 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86360 By filling gaps, Britain shows the way for Pacific islands’ second-level supporters https://www.aspistrategist.ru/by-filling-gaps-britain-shows-the-way-for-pacific-islands-second-level-supporters/ Wed, 10 Apr 2024 04:42:19 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86373 What will Australia’s approach to net assessment be? https://www.aspistrategist.ru/what-will-australias-approach-to-net-assessment-be/ Wed, 10 Apr 2024 02:30:34 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86357 How to prevent a war over Taiwan https://www.aspistrategist.ru/how-to-prevent-a-war-over-taiwan/ Tue, 09 Apr 2024 20:00:47 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86351 Leaders fall in Vietnam, but don’t expect a foreign policy shift https://www.aspistrategist.ru/leaders-fall-in-vietnam-but-dont-expect-a-foreign-policy-shift/ Tue, 09 Apr 2024 07:58:28 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86346 From the bookshelf: ‘Party of One’ https://www.aspistrategist.ru/from-the-bookshelf-party-of-one/ Tue, 09 Apr 2024 05:53:59 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86342 Taiwan has earthshaking lessons, but we’re in no position to learn them https://www.aspistrategist.ru/taiwan-has-earthshaking-lessons-but-were-in-no-position-to-learn-them/ Tue, 09 Apr 2024 00:33:17 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86337 Australian and UK defence commit to joint action on climate https://www.aspistrategist.ru/australian-and-uk-defence-commit-to-joint-action-on-climate/ Mon, 08 Apr 2024 05:27:00 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86329 It’s time for a new national security strategy https://www.aspistrategist.ru/its-time-for-a-new-national-security-strategy/ Mon, 08 Apr 2024 04:57:18 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86325 Wartime trade: it’s not just military supply https://www.aspistrategist.ru/wartime-trade-its-not-just-military-supply/ Mon, 08 Apr 2024 01:31:59 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86316 Europe must prepare for another Trump presidency https://www.aspistrategist.ru/europe-must-prepare-for-another-trump-presidency/ Sun, 07 Apr 2024 21:17:18 +0000 https://www.aspistrategist.ru/?p=86310