In War, Civilians are Paying the Highest Price
by Andrea Lunt
Despite the fact that international humanitarian law is meant to protect civilians in armed conflict situations, civilian casualties in Gaza,...Read More
Issues BriefAfter intensive lobbying by US President Barack Obama and Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron, European Union leaders have agreed the most extensive sanctions yet penalizing Russia for its continued support of separatists in eastern Ukraine. The pressure will now be on Australia and other G-20 nations to stiffen their sanctions... More >
by Colin Chapman
Future of Navy Modernisation: An Interview With Rear Admiral Mark CampbellThe Royal Australian Navy today is headed towards a challenging era replete with the introduction of new capabilities and platforms amidst increasingly tighter budgets. In a wide-ranging interview the Head of Navy Capability, Rear Admiral Mark Campbell, spoke to defence analyst Sergei De Silva-Ranasinghe about the Navy’s modernisation... More >
by Sergei DeSilva-Ranasinghe
Staying on TrackThe G20 as an informal forum is ideal for frank discussions, but the Brisbane Summit must deliver on the two main issues, global economic growth and resilience. Germany has always been a strong supporter of multilateralism and the governance of global challenges through international institutions and fora. As such, Germany supported the... More >
by Claudia Schmucker and Katharina Gnath
Issues BriefTwo global issues continue to dominate world affairs – the aftermath of the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight 17 by Moscow-backed rebels in Ukraine, and the Gaza-Israel war. Despite the UN Security Council resolution drawn up by foreign minister Julie Bishop – and backed by all members, including Russia – international... More >
by Colin Chapman
This important book seeks to unravel a commercial puzzle. The reality is that the European Union (EU) and...
As C. Raja Mohan observes in the preface to this book, India has had many ‘atomic avatars’:...
Malcolm Fraser’s book Dangerous Allies is the latest round in a debate that can be traced back at...