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China's Ban on Australian Coal Reshapes Key Dry Bulk Market

Published Sep 14, 2021 2:19 AM by The Strategist

Posted in: Shipping

[By David Uren] Every million tonnes of coal has recently been costing China’s steel mills more than $400 million, compar...

Worldwide, Nation-State Cyberattacks are a Top Concern for Industry

Published Aug 8, 2021 8:09 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

Attacks on information and communications technology infrastructure are becoming more common, as the recent spike in ransomware at...

Ethiopia's Dam Raises Possibility of Water Conflict on the Nile

Published Jul 28, 2021 11:13 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Amin Saikal] The Middle East is one of the driest regions in the world. The scarcity of water has often been touted as...

Global Trade Roars Back, But Stresses Remain

Published Jul 21, 2021 2:47 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Shipping

[By David Uren] Globalization is back with such a vengeance that the shipping lines are struggling to keep up, sending freight...

Opinion: Israel and Iran Run Risks With Their "Shadow War" at Sea

Published Jul 16, 2021 12:29 AM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

Iran and Israel have been at loggerheads since the transformation of Iran into an Islamic republic more than four decades ago and...

Instead of Countering China, U.S. Navy Plans Another "Rebuilding Year"

Published Jun 10, 2021 2:33 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Nick Danby] In late April, President Joe Biden reiterated his pledge to bring an end to American complacency on the world s...

Colonial Pipeline Cyberattack Exposes Serious Vulnerabilities

Published May 27, 2021 10:29 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Tom Uren] Almost inadvertently, US energy security has been threatened by a ransomware attack which demonstrated dramatical...

Analysis: When Could China Be Ready for a Cross-Strait Invasion?

Published May 9, 2021 6:18 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

  There’s rising concern about the prospect of a major military crisis erupting across the Taiwan Strait as a result...

Opinion: Time to End China's Lease at the Port of Darwin

Published May 3, 2021 8:34 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Ports

[By Peter Jennings] Australian Defence Minister Peter Dutton has asked his department "to come back with some advice"...

U.S. Heads Out of Afghanistan and Into the Indo-Pacific

Published Apr 18, 2021 2:23 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

[By Michael Shoebridge] US President Joe Biden has done what Barack Obama and Donald Trump wanted to do when they were in offic...

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