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China's Arctic Ambitions are Less Grand Than They Appear

Published May 12, 2024 7:32 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

  Western analysts risk overestimating China’s emergence as an Arctic power, spurred by fears that they initially ne...

China Cracks Down on Corruption in the Belt and Road Program

Published Apr 21, 2024 11:18 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

  [By Devendra Kumar] The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is increasingly taking a stand against corruptio...

WWII History Shows Value of AUKUS Submarine Basing

Published Apr 12, 2024 1:37 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

    [By Euan Graham]   The strategic potential of Submarine Rotational Force-West, the AUKUS initi...

The Red Sea Crisis, Food Insecurity and Conflict

Published Mar 17, 2024 12:55 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

  [By Saba Sinai] The Yemeni Houthi rebels’ continued attacks on shipping in the Red Sea serve as a reminder that...

Australia's Disappearing Surface Combatant Fleet

Published Jan 21, 2024 11:16 AM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

As Australia awarded itself an ill-thought-out peace dividend at the end of the Cold War, the impact fell hardest on the Navy&rsqu...

Why Aren't the Red Sea Attacks Affecting the Oil Market?

Published Jan 18, 2024 1:05 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Tugs & Salvage

[By David Uren] Attacks on shipping in the Red Sea have had almost no impact on the oil price, despite the volume of oil shippe...

Taiwan's Election Brings Risk of Conflict With China

Published Jan 16, 2024 4:25 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

On 13 January, Lai Ching-te of Taiwan’s independence-minded Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), was elected president&n...

BAE's Sub Workforce Problems May Foreshadow Difficulties for AUKUS

Published Dec 17, 2023 1:19 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Samuel Garrett] Senior officials in Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom continue to sing the praises of the...

U.S. "Friend-Shoring" Framework Isn't Shifting Trade Away From China

Published Nov 8, 2023 7:36 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By David Uren] US efforts to encourage Indo-Pacific nations to diversify their trade away from China confront a well-establish...

As the World Looks Elsewhere, China Stirs Trouble in the South China Sea

Published Oct 29, 2023 10:19 AM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Peter Layton] China is again making mischief in the South China Sea, although this time while wars rage in Gaza and the Ukr...

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