Articles by: "ASPI staff"
Policy, Guns and Money: Episode 8

In this podcast, Madeleine Nyst talks to Michael Shoebridge about the strategic implications of the PNG–Australia–US joint naval base on Manus Island and the message that sends to China. In the wake of the Bourke …

Policy, Guns and Money: Episode 7

In this podcast Madeleine Nyst talks to Michael Shoebridge on the connections between human rights and global security, and Donald Trump’s pick for the role of US ambassador to Australia. Also in this episode, Danielle …

Policy, Guns and Money: US midterms

In this special podcast we look at next week’s crucial US midterms. Our guests are Stephen Loosley and Dr Gorana Grgic. Both are US specialists and both offer fascinating insights into this keenly observed election.

Policy, Guns and Money: Counterterrorism special

In this special podcast, we consider the state of counterterrorism in the UK and Australia. Sir Paul Stephenson, who was commissioner of London’s Metropolitan Police from 2009 to 2011, gives his views on the situation …

Policy, Guns and Money: Episode 6

In this podcast we talk to Dr Jonathan Quick, author of The end of epidemics. Lisa Sharland gives us her views on the departure of US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley. Danielle Cave and …

Policy, Guns and Money: Episode 5

In this podcast our analysts discuss the debate around nuclear submarines for Australia, lessons learned from the US for an Australian cyber force, emerging biosecurity threats and how we can prepare for them and who’s …

Policy, Guns and Money: Episode 4

In this podcast our strategists discuss the expansion of the PLA’s capabilities, concerns about the Chinese surveillance state, the continuing rise of right-wing extremism in Europe and some good news from India. You can view links …

Policy, Guns and Money: Voices from Land Forces 2018

At last week’s Land Forces 2018 expo in Adelaide, Strategist defence editor Brendan Nicholson interviewed some of the speakers, including Katja Theodorakis from the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and the ANU, Kate Louis of the Australian Industry Group, …

Policy, Guns and Money: Episode 3

In this podcast our strategists discuss the foreign policy and defence implications of the Liberal leadership spill and change in prime minister, the decision to ban Huawei from Australia’s 5G network and economic crisis in …

Policy, Guns and Money: Episode 2

In this podcast, we discuss Australia’s reset with China, the true cost of our new submarine fleet, big tech companies and online censorship, and Madeleine Nyst interviews Indonesia expert Natalie Sambhi.

Policy, Guns and Money: Episode 1

In this podcast, we discuss the recent AUSMIN meeting and the state of the US alliance, ‘free speech panic’, judicial changes in Poland and the latest cyber news including the controversy surrounding the government’s My …