Next IssueAFA4 - October 2018
The fourth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs examines the challenge of defending Australia at a time of regional uncertainty and fast-changing military technology. It explores the nation’s main vulnerabilities and the capabilities needed to secure against them, including the consequences of a nuclear arms race in Asia.
- Michael Wesley examines where Australia’s next war will occur, and how we can defend ourselves.
- John Birmingham analyses Australia’s weapons capabilities and how they compare to those of our Asian allies.
- Patrick Walters probes into Australia’s expanding intelligence agencies.
- Stephan Frühling considers if Australia should go nuclear, in the event of a looming Asian arms race.
- Jane Perlez on Francois Bougon’s Inside the Mind of Xi Jinping and the aspirations of China’s leader for life.
- Tess Newton Cain on Matthew G. Allen’s Resource Extraction and Contentious States and mining in the Pacific region.
- Matthew Thompson on Jonathan Miller’s Duterte Harry and Duterte’s murderous rule in the Philippines.
- Richard Moore on Jack Corbett’s Australia's Foreign Aid Dilemma and the role that Australia could and should play in assisting other nations.
Correspondence on AFA3: Australia and Indonesia, including responses from the feature essayists.
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