Australia has committed to joining the US and the UK in a mission to protect oil ships in the Strait of Hormuz. But why is the Strait the source of so much tension between the US and Iran?
Developing nuclear weapons requires technological and industrial capabilities that Australia simply does not have at the moment. The political will may be lacking, too.
A new report has found a major gender gap persists in Australia's diplomatic, defence and intelligence fields. Australia needs good ideas, and we cannot assume they will all come from the same place.
The battle for military power intensifies as Britain faces mounting threats alongside economic uncertainty.
Morrison announced a compromise position that recognises West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital but does not move Australia’s embassy there until a peace settlement determines Jerusalem’s final status.
Lowy Institute’s Jonathan Pryke on APEC 2018.
Pryke told The Conversation "the desire for a convergence of China into the international liberal order seems like a bit of a fantasy now.”
In a speech titled “After the Midterms”
Fullilove warns Australia may need to increase its defence spending beyond the present commitment and urges the government to reverse some of its cuts to aid.
Compared to China's naval ambitions, we seem slow-moving and complacent and lack the agility to keep up with the times.
US President Donald Trump's attacks on allies and conciliatory actions toward Russia have made European leaders feel more vulnerable than ever.
From awkwardness and confusion to rancour, Trump certainly left his mark on the 2018 NATO summit.
Trump's assault on the global trade system could be just a prelude to his next moves.
Incendiary kites and balloons have joined artillery rockets in Gaza’s arsenal. They bleed Israel’s finances more than its people.
Can Indonesia's defence industry attain self-sufficiency?
Let's launch Australian satellites on Australian rockets from Australian sites, and operate them from Australian facilities.
The bill makes it easier for states and territories to seek help from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) to respond to terrorist and other violent occurrences.
Virtual reality, augmented reality and serious games can help train people to respond to terrorism and kidnappings.
NORAD is celebrating its 60th anniversary this May. New challenges face Canada and the U.S. now and in the coming years. How will NORAD evolve?
An uncertain world and a possible free trade agreement are among the reasons the French president's visit is an important one.
A new directive from the army chief banning death symbols has earned him harsh criticism, but his view is more about respect for the gravity of solders' tasks than political correctness.
Campbell replaces the present chief, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin, 58, who will retire from the ADF.