Articles by: "Peter Jennings"
Stronger deterrence will avoid war over Taiwan

Xi Jinping is positioning the People’s Liberation Army to bring Taiwan under the control of the Chinese Communist Party. The Taiwanese assess perhaps a three-year time frame before an attack, while US Indo-Pacific Command in …

The book on ASPI’s first 20 years

ASPI today publishes a book on its first 20 years: An informed and independent voice: ASPI, 2001–2021. A senior diplomat from one of Australia’s close ‘Old Commonwealth’ partners tells a story about hosting a Canberra …

Lessons from Afghanistan

What is happening in Afghanistan is a tragedy for the millions of Afghans who believed the line that the United States, NATO, Australia and others were there to protect them and give the country a …

The ‘great, glorious, and correct Party!’

The official English-language translation of Xi Jinping’s 1 July speech marking the 100th anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party’s foundation is worth close reading for its pointers to the future. At around 5,200 words, the …