Averting Crisis: American strategy, military spending and collective defence in the Indo-Pacific
In new research published by the Centre, Ashley Townshend, Brendan Thomas-Noone and Matilda Steward argue that in the absence of hard choices by US leaders to spend more on defence or do less in the world, the United States will confront rising levels of strategic risk with destabilising consequences for the Indo-Pacific.
How not to innovate: The case of Australia’s bionic eye
The Australian Research Council’s research in Bionic Vision Science and Technology initiative — the so-called bionic eye initiative — offers a productive way to explore the barriers to successful innovation in Australia. It is a lesson in how not to innovate.
Democracy promotion: ANZUS and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy
In this new report published by the USSC, author Lavina Lee argues that democracy promotion ought to be an essential component of the Free and Open Indo-Pacific strategy — a strategy that is being promoted by the United States, Australia, Japan and, increasingly, India, albeit with national differences in approaches and emphasis.