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Pacific Outlook Bulletin | 7 June

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  Great Council of Chiefs convenes  In Fiji the Bose Levu Vakaturaga (Great Council of Chiefs) has convened… Read More

Myanmar’s intelligence war: The battle of wits and wiles against the junta

ANDREW SELTH | In one of the British army’s first primers on “small wars”, Charles Callwell wrote in 1896 that “in no class of warfare… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #51

SOVINDA PO | The outcomes of the 42nd ASEAN Summit   The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) convened the 42nd… Read More

The significance of Biden’s (almost) Papua New Guinea visit

SEAN JACOBS The late US Secretary of State George Shultz noted that “diplomatic visits are an important expression of presidential priorities.” Despite President Biden’s last-minute… Read More

Why Western fighter jets are critical to Ukraine’s success—and how Australia could help

MATTHEW SUSSEX | US President Joe Biden’s decision on 19 May to help facilitate Ukraine’s efforts to procure advanced fourth-generation fighter aircraft… Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #50

SOVINDA PO | Cambodia hosts the 32nd Southeast Asian Games  After more than 60 years, Cambodia is now hosting the… Read More

Pacific Outlook Bulletin | 10 May

TESS NEWTON CAIN  |  US steps up Pacific engagement The USA continues to step up its Pacific engagement in its attempt to counter China’s influence… Read More

AUKUS sets sail in the Indo-Pacific

PETER LAYTON  |  Australia’s acquisition of a replacement for its Collins class conventional submarine fleet is proving remarkably complicated. The 2009 Australian Defence White Paper… Read More

Trade talks mask growing tensions between India and Russia

IAN HALL | Talk of a new free trade agreement between India and Russia should not distract from the unravelling of their strategic partnership. Read More

Southeast Asia snapshot #49

SOVINDA PO | Myanmar junta conducted an air strike on an anti-junta gathering  On 11 April 2023, the Myanmar military conducted an air… Read More


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