Tag Archive for: "Venezuela"
Venezuela: what’s the mission, Mr President?

The proper use of military force in international relations is the indispensable subject of strategic policy. The national interests that could be promoted, protected or secured by the use or threat of military force, and …

ASPI suggests

Welcome, dear readers, to our first ‘ASPI suggests’ for 2019. The world Fears of a no-deal Brexit continue to grip the UK. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt opened the year with a speech in Singapore filled …

What the crisis in Venezuela reveals

The New York Times recently reported that US President Donald Trump’s administration had held meetings with rebellious Venezuelan military officers who were plotting to overthrow Nicolás Maduro’s government. In the end, US policymakers backed off …

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 …

ASPI suggests

The world The world lost another one of its greats this week. Kofi Annan passed away after a short illness. Ramesh Thakur looks back at the former UN secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate’s achievements, …