No Biden. So how relevant is the Quad?


By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in 360info on May 17 2023. It was republished in The Canberra Times on May 21 2023.

Deterring China isn’t all about submarines. Australia’s ‘cyber offence’ might be its most potent weapon


By Greg Austin

Note: This article appeared in The Conversation on May 4 2023.

Australia doesn’t need to wait ten or 20 years for its new submarines, or for long-range missiles, to project effective military power against China.

Perspectives | The Defence Strategic Review: What about commerce warfare?


Prospects for an Australian defence industry fund


By Corey Lee Bell

Note: This article appeared in The Diplomat on April 22 2023.

Aukus isn’t enough to secure the region’s prosperity – there is still much more work to be done


By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in The Guardian on March 18 2023.

Housing B-52s: Ramifications for Australia-China relations


By Corey Lee Bell and Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Institute of International Affairs’ blog, Australian Outlook, on November 2 2022.

The Defence Strategic Review: How not to think about security


By Mark Beeson

Note: This article appeared in Pearls and Irritations, a public affairs blog, on September 18 2022.

China, Australia’s national security choices and great power competition in the Indo-Pacific


Executive Summary

This paper assesses Australia’s current security and defence policy trajectory and examines what strategies Australia might pursue to serve its interests in the fractured and complex regional order emerging in the Indo-Pacific strategic space.

In making this assessment, the paper traces the Sino-Australian relationship, identifying the main rationales for Canberra’s decision to pivot away from the hedge posture it pursued under prime ministers John Howard through to Tony Abbott.

Perspectives | A way forward for Australian strategic policy


Perspectives is UTS:ACRI's commentary series, featuring a piece on a topical subject in the Australia-China relationship from an invited expert contributor. 

By Michael Clarke and Matthew Sussex

The Biden administration is on a path toward strategic insolvency


By Michael Clarke

Note: This article appeared in The National Interest on June 30 2022.