South East Asia Snapshot #17

SOVINDA PO | A fortnightly snapshot of what’s making the news in South East Asia Cambodia continues dialogue with Myanmar Taking on the ASEAN… Read More

Making Indo-Pacific alliances fit for deterrence

STEPHAN FRUEHLING AND ANDREW O’NEIL | As great-power competition intensifies, the role of deterrence and the potential for escalation have taken on renewed importance… Read More

Australia’s nuclear submarine surprise

PETER LAYTON | In September 2021, Australia’s Prime Minster startled almost everyone by declaring the replacement submarine for the nation’s COLLINS class boats would… Read More

Nepal’s eroding judicial independence leaves Supreme Court in limbo

BIKRAM TIMILSINA   |  Nepal’s Supreme Court is in crisis due to unprecedented protests from its justices and lawyers. Despite over a month of protests… Read More

Converging ways of war: Russian, China and America

PETER LAYTON | Thinking about major war is back in fashion as forever wars shuffle off and near-peer conflicts become considered plausible.  Counter-insurgency is… Read More

The new Commander of the Indonesian National Armed Forces and the future of Indonesia-Australia defence relations

EMILIA YSTININGRUM  |  On 17 November 2021, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo officially inaugurated General Andika Perkasa as the new Commander of the Indonesian National… Read More

South East Asia Snapshot #16

SOVINDA PO | A fortnightly snapshot of what’s making the news in Southeast Asia Blinkin cuts short his ASEAN visit The US Secretary… Read More

Myanmar’s annus horribilis

ANDREW SELTH | It has been just over a year since Myanmar emphatically re-elected Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy as the dominant… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 8 December

TESS NEWTON CAIN | Motion of No Confidence debated in Solomon Islands Monday saw the Parliament of Solomon Islands meet to debate a motion… Read More

Labor’s 2030 climate target betters the Morrison government, but Australia must go much further, much faster

WESLEY MORGAN | The Labor opposition has pledged to reduce Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions by 43% this decade based on 2005 levels, claiming the plan… Read More

Weekly Pacific Bulletin | 19 January
Social media and democracy in the Philippines
The UN resolution on global happiness: An Asian perspective
A disruptive innovation, future-focussed Australian strategic studies

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