The Abe government is looking to expanded defense cooperation with Southeast Asian nations as a way to counter China’s growing assertiveness and military clout in the region.
Current trends suggest that Australia will soon lose the ability to behave like a middle power on the world stage.
The Geopoliticalmonitor’s Arthur Moore discusses some of the material that will likely find its way into the Abbott government’s defense white paper.
There's absolutely nothing that's new in the Obama administration's "Asia pivot."
Arthur Moore discusses the options available to Australian defence planners as they try to adapt to geopolitical shifts in the Asia Pacific region.