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 Fr3hling considers if Australia should go nuclear, in the event of a looming Asian arms race.
Tess Newton Cain, Visiting Fellow at the Development Policy Centre in the Australian National University, on Matthew G. Allen's Resource Extraction and Contentious States and mining in the Pacific region.
Matthew Thompson, fellow at the Centre for the History of Violence at the University of Newcastle, on Jonathan Miller's Duterte Harry and the deeply problematic Duterte regime.
Correspondence on AFA3- Australia and Indonesia, including responses from the feature essayists.