Peak Atlantic unity?

European leaders are breathing a huge sigh of relief following the Republicans’ failure to achieve a ‘red wave’ in the US midterm elections. While the final composition of the House of Representatives remains unknown, the …

The future of digital identity in Australia

It seems that hardly a day goes by without news of another Australian organisation being hit by a data breach. While the underlying causes and the actions we need to take to prevent them are …

Vietnam’s maritime imperative

The recent debate on The Strategist about whether Vietnam should have a maritime or continental geostrategic orientation has reinvigorated the long-term and historical interaction between the two strategic cultures. It also shows that it’s not …

Parliament’s power and the war powers

To examine how Australia goes to war, parliament must examine itself. How much can parliament touch the war prerogative of the prime minister and cabinet? What say should parliament have, if any, in the most …