Patrick Walters
Patrick Walters

Patrick Walters is executive editor of The Strategist at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute.

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 Patrick Walters

Inside the overhaul of Australia’s intelligence agencies