HMAS_Anzac
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An Appraisal of Australian Maritime Strategy: Part II

Royal Australian Navy Frigate HMAS Anzac alongside a dhow – US NAVY via Wikimedia Commons

This post follows on from Part I to look at long-term and geographically dispersed Australian maritime strategies.

The importance of China

In East Asian regional security analyses, emphasis is often placed on the Malacca Strait between Malaysia and Indonesia as the main …

HMAS Darwin
Asia / Blog

An Appraisal of Australian Maritime Strategy: Part I

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Darwin. Photo source: Kristopher Wilson via Wikipedia Commons.

Australia is often overlooked as an important contributor to East Asia’s economic and security developments in analyses regarding the region’s maritime environment. Though situated on the periphery, divided from the main areas of concern by the Indonesian archipelago, Australia has close ties, …

Britain should leave the EU and form a Commonwealth Union. Image courtesy of Times of Malta
Blog / Europe

Commonwealth Union: An Alternative with Meaning

Britain should leave the EU and form a Commonwealth Union. Photo Source: Times of Malta.

Since the 1950s, but more so recently as the European Union has begun to federalise, a strengthening movement has arisen that proposes a Union of some kind comprised of Commonwealth of Nation countries as an alternative to the EU which …