Greg Austin, The Diplomat

Greg Austin

The Diplomat

Canberra, ACT, Australia

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Past articles by Greg:

How Good Are China’s Cyber Defenses?

The foundations of China's cyber defenses remain weak. → Read More

Defeating the Next Islamic State (in Southeast Asia?)

We need to devise a plan for the containment of the next revolutionary Islamic State. → Read More

The US will win the cyber war with China in 2017

Asian news hub covering geo-political news and current affairs across Asia → Read More

Australia’s Careful Dance in the South China Sea

Is Canberra ‘toeing the line’ with the United States on East Asia’s maritime disputes? → Read More

Australia’s Submarine Superiority: Strange Strategies and Overspending

How grounded in strategic reality is the Australian government's decision to purchase 12 new submarines? → Read More

Australia Still Doesn’t See a Cyberattack as the Menace the United States Fears

Australia has some way to travel before it graduates to a coherent national cybersecurity strategy. → Read More

Xi Jinping and Maritime Militarization

Fuzzy “pink lines” in the water. → Read More

China’s Maritime Expansion: Contradictory Threat Analyses from the US Government?

It would be useful if U.S. officials positing a Chinese threat were to take steps to better substantiate their claim. → Read More

China’s Threat to Commercial Shipping in the South China Sea

The Soviet precedent. → Read More

'Mountains out of Molehills:' The Pentagon’s Big Lie About the South China Sea

Blurring the red lines in the South China Sea. → Read More

Australia and Human Security: Why Turnbull Has to 'Do a Merkel'

Human security is emerging in Australia: The grass roots are speaking against neo-realism. → Read More

Strategic Culture and Cyberspace: Cyber Militias in Peacetime?

It's time to see how the concept of strategic culture can be used in understanding national approaches to cybersecurity. → Read More

Australia’s Shame: Child Abuse as a Border Defense Strategy?

Australia has to find a way to protect its borders without seeing children in its care subjected to repeat sexual abuse. → Read More

Middle Powers and Cyber-Enabled Warfare: The Imperative of Collective Security

Collective security in cyberspace may be the only answer for middle powers. → Read More

China and Indonesia: Joint Cyber War Simulations

An important diplomatic precedent for collaboration. → Read More

Recalibrating US Diplomacy: Fresh Words from Australia’s PM

While visiting the United States, Australia's Turnbull offers a master class on statesmanship, but stumbles on theology. → Read More

The Myth of a ‘Strategic Imbalance’ in the South China Sea

As Australia focuses on China's perceived advantages in the SCS, it's worth taking a closer look at that narrative. → Read More

Think Like an Australian Terrorist

Australia has a policy fog around the character of Australian terrorists that is not helpful and needs to be dissipated. → Read More

US China Policy Under a Republican President

Can we expect a better China policy from the U.S. if a Republican takes office in the White House in January 2017? → Read More

China’s Dirty Money: How Dangerous Is the China-UK Nuclear Deal?

Is Beijing → Read More