Category Archives: Australia

Sea Control 42 – Asian-Pacific Fighters in Iraq and Syria

It is well known that fighters, especially from US-America and Europe, are participating in the war in Syria and in the violence in Iraq and Yemen. Today, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder expressed is concern about fighters from Europe and … Continue reading

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Sea Control 39 – Pacific Cyber Security

In a very short episode, Natalie Sambhi, of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), interviews her colleague Klée Aiken from ASPI’s International Cyber Policy Centre (ICPC) about ICPC’s new report on cyber maturity in the Asia Pacific. They talk about … Continue reading

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Sea Control 30 – Australian Submarines

As announced in Sea Control episode #26, this episode is the Asia-Pacific edition, hosted by Natalie Sambhi of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). Currently, Australia has six diesel powered Collins-class submarines, in which only about two are fully operable … Continue reading

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HMAS Canberra LHD To Be Handed Over Q3 2014

The latest satellite imagery shows the HMAS Canberra LHD at the fitting out pier at BAE’s Williamstown shipyard located in Victoria, Australia. The Canberra class amphibious assault ships are the largest vessels ever constructed for Australia, and it appears the Royal … Continue reading

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Asian Century White Paper: Why Australia Is On The Right Track!

by Felix F. Seidler, owner of Seidlers Sicherheitspolitik” – the article was first published there. Australia will become one of the most important Indo-Pacific players. Barack Obama’s Canberra speech in November 2011 washed away any remaining doubts. Australia’s government has … Continue reading

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Ein indo-pazifischer Marinestützpunkt des Westens?

von Felix F. Seidler, Administrator von Seidlers Sicherheitspolitik. Der Artikel wurde dort als erstes veröffentlicht. Die US-Marinepräsenz in Australien wird stark zunehmen. In diesem Rahmen kursiert auch die Idee eines multinationalen, von westlichen Nationen betriebenen Marinestützpunkts im indo-pazifischen Raum. Trotz … Continue reading

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