Tag Archives: China threat

JOHN MENADUE. Military/Security takeover of Australia’s foreign policy.

This is a repost of an earlier article. The military and defence establishment and lobbies, both in Australia and the US are determining Australia’s foreign policy. The Minister for Foreign Affairs and her Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade are … Continue reading

Posted in Defence/Security, Foreign Affairs, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Cavan Hogue. The Defence White Paper and the China threat.

​ In a paper distributed by the ANU East Asia Forum, Professor Hugh White has pointed out that the Defence White Paper makes two invalid assumptions: the post-Cold War US-led international order will be maintained and that it must be. … Continue reading

Posted in Australia and Asia, Defence/Security, Foreign Affairs, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments