Centre for Economic Policy Research | Debating defence budgets: Why military purchasing power parity matters with Professor Peter Robertson

US military spending is said to be greater than the next 11 countries combined. However, the conventional use of market exchange rates to compare across countries dramatically overstates US spending relative to other countries. This column introduces a military purchasing power parity exchange rate for 59 countries based on the relative unit cost ratio across counties.

On On Orcas, Awkies, AUKUS – Live Recording, The Dead Prussian with Professor Peter Dean and Dr Bec Strating

Mick Cook chats with Professor Peter Dean and Dr Bec Strating to discuss the recently announced AUKUS alliance between Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom.

Is Now the Time for Australia and Korea to Step Up Security Links? By Bill Paterson

Australia and the Republic of Korea share strategic objectives in the region and a longstanding defence relationship. Yet there is still far more that can be done to strengthen security ties and cooperation in the face of looming threats.

ABC RV Drive with Patricia Karvelas ‘Welcome to the jungle’: Samantha Maiden and Stephen Smith Wrap the week

Samantha Maiden responds to French outrage at being excluded from Australia's new military pact with the United States and the United Kingdom in the Indo-Pacific.

ABC Podcast: PM with Linda Mottram – Interview with Professor Stephen Smith

Australia’s ‘forever partnership’ to secure nuclear submarines

Ministerial meetings show deepening ties between Australia and South Korea by Peter K. Lee

With Australia and the Republic of Korea celebrating the 60th anniversary of their diplomatic relations, this year’s 2+2 foreign and defence ministers’ meeting held on Monday in Seoul reflects an expanding security agenda between the two countries. by Peter K. Lee

Small hints of a bigger opportunity in Australia-South Korea ties by Peter K. Lee

In Australia, over the last few weeks, international headlines have focused on the United States, between the problematic withdrawal from Afghanistan, the 70th anniversary of the ANZUS Treaty, the 20 years since 9/11, and the AUSMIN meeting this week.

ANZUS Invoked: September 11 and Interpreting the Treaty by Professor Peter Dean

A supposed “100 years of mateship” has seen the US and Australia fight every major war together since 1918. However, the ANZUS Treaty has only been formally invoked once – in the days after the September 11 terrorist attacks by Peter J. Dean