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April 26, 2021 6.05am Defence is always one of the Australian government’s busiest — and most powerful — portfolios. Now, as Peter Dutton takes the helm, this is no exception, and he will have much work to do.
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The rise of Peter Dutton broke the short-held Western Australian ministerial dominance over the Defence portfolio. For a brief period WA members of the federal parliament controlled the Defence, Defence Industry and assistant Defence Minister roles.
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For many US allies, the end of the conflict in Afghanistan will come as a relief, reassuring them that some clear, rational strategic thinking has taken hold in Washington.
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Former Defence and Foreign Minister Stephen Smith is calling for the government to urgently conduct a new Force Posture Review to ensure Australia’s military assets are well positioned. By Professor Stephen Smith
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It is time to rethink Talisman Sabre through an up-to-date strategic lens. Australia’s largest andmost important military exercise has been in its ninth iteration this past fortnight. There is nodoubt about its increasing significance to both Australia and our alliance partner, the US.
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Australia and the Indo-Pacific have thrived with an open trading system and with liberal economic regimes encouraging international competitiveness. This has helped secure peace, stability and prosperity. But these patterns are now far from assured.
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How we should allocate funding in relation to the future role of the Australian Army, especially the risks we face vis-à-vis the changing balance of power in our region, and in Army’s role in deterring (and potentially responding to) a much more aggressive and forthright China.
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In 2021, the ANZUS alliance will have been in place for 70 years. However, in the wake of Biden’s recent inauguration as the 46th president of the United States, the alliance is experiencing challenges not seen in the past.
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The 2020 defence strategic update released last month provides a sobering analysis of Australia’s strategic environment and the risks we must manage. The document lays out a conflation of pressing issues and concludes that ‘major power competition has intensified and the prospect of high-intensity conflict in the Indo-Pacific, while still unlikely, is less remote than in the past.’
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Is Australia taking steps toward a career as a soloist in the opera of Indo-Pacific deterrence? In 2020, the country has taken a long, hard look at the Indo-Pacific region, including the United States under President Donald Trump. Has it decided that its relationship with the United States is more about dashed expectations than 100 years of “mateship”?