Systemic Competition

What is the biggest challenge facing AUKUS?

The Council on Geostrategy asks nine strategic experts what the biggest challenge facing AUKUS is on its two-year anniversary

Australia stands with Ukraine, as must we all

The Hon. Stephen Smith investigates Australia’s support for Ukraine and the merging of Euro-Atlantic and Indo-Pacific security concerns

BRICS: Paper tiger or legitimate challenge?

Jason Beck looks at the challenges presented by BRICS, arguing that although limited, they should not be disregarded

How does BRICS challenge the prevailing international order?

The Council on Geostrategy asks six strategic experts to explain how BRICS challenges the prevailing international order

UK defence faces facts, but not everyone will be happy

Dr Philip Shetler-Jones analyses the 2023 Defence Command Paper, arguing that there has been a scale trade-off and domain tilt

Defence Command Paper 2023: An evolving British force posture?

The Council on Geostrategy asks six strategic experts to explain how the 2023 Defence Command Paper affects Britain’s evolving force posture

De-dollarisation would upend the global economy

George Magnus argues that the US dollar will remain the world’s dominant currency for the foreseeable future

Shangri-La: From dialogue to discursive statecraft

Dr Philip Shetler-Jones breaks down the prevailing narratives and counter-narratives at the 2023 Shangri-La Dialogue

Empowering allies and partners vital to the US in the Indo-Pacific

Joshua Huminski argues that the US needs to go further in empowering its allies and partners to realise its Indo-Pacific goals

Is war coming to the Indo-Pacific?

The Council on Geostrategy asks seven strategic experts about the chances of conflict in the Indo-Pacific, and how the UK should respond