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Op-Ed: Countering China's Dominance in Rare-Earth Minerals

Published Jun 12, 2024 8:04 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

  [By Ian Satchwell] Markets for critical minerals are no longer shaping up to be the next components of the global eco...

Achilles' Heel of a Digital Nation: Australia's Reliance on Subsea Cables

Published Jun 9, 2024 5:01 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

  [By Andrew Horton] Australia’s digital sovereignty is at risk of disaster, held hostage by a network of vulnera...

American and Chinese Militaries Start Talking Again at Shangri-La Dialogue

Published Jun 3, 2024 2:08 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

    [By Graeme Dobell] The annual Singapore sound-off between the defence ministers of China and the US had a l...

Opinion: U.S. Should Not Waver on Ties to Strategic Pacific Islands

Published May 22, 2024 3:07 PM by The Strategist

Posted in: Government

After more than four years of negotiation, economic assistance funding has been approved under the Compacts of Associati...

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...

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