Asia / Blog

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 …

Blog / Middle East and North Africa

Nuclear Politics: The View from Tehran

Ahmadinejad visiting nuclear power plant. Photo Source.

The issue of Iran’s nuclear programme seems to flare up every few months, which seems to follow a circle of threats of war, sanctions and talks. At current there is no evidence that Iran is building nuclear weapons – this has been the conclusion of two US National …