John Birmingham is an author and essayist, and former researcher in the defence department.
As a contributor
“Whether we like it or not, the challenge of defending Australia will become much harder in the twenty-first century. We are no longer a strategic backwater.” MICHAEL WESLEY
The fourth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines the challenge of defending Australia at a time of regional uncertainty and fast-changing military technology.
Extracts by John Birmingham
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