• 16 May, 2022
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Australia says defence buildup about peace and stability

SYDNEY (Reuters) -Australia's involvement in the development of hypersonic missiles with treaty partners the United States and Britain was part of an effort to achieve peace and stability in the…

UK, U.S., Australia agree to work on hypersonics under defence pact

LONDON (Reuters) -Britain, the United States and Australia on Tuesday agreed to cooperate on hypersonic weapons and electronic warfare capabilities, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's office said, following a call…

Russia-China Axis: Consolidation of Global Geo-strategic Polarisation

President Putin's recent visit (4th February) to China and its overall outcome has further consolidated the global geo-political and geo-strategic polarisation, the contours of which had emerged some years ago.…

By Achal Malhotra

Australia PM says AUKUS pact to ensure peace, security in Indo-Pacific

(Reuters) - Australia Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday that the new AUKUS defence alliance with Britain and the United States will contribute to peace, stability and security in…

Pacific may be most likely to see ‘strategic surprise’ -U.S. policymaker Campbell

By David Brunnstrom and Kirsty Needham WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The Pacific may well be the part of the world most likely to see "strategic surprise," the U.S. Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell…

India Australia Trade Relations – Future Beckons

Today when Covid19 seems to be waning, other realities of the present times dawn onto us. The world is undergoing a major digital revolution; we are fighting climate change and…

By Mukesh Maru

Post-AUKUS, France turns to Indonesia, eyes Rafale jet sale

By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - France will try to cement deeper ties in the Indo-Pacific region when its foreign minister arrives in Indonesia on Tuesday as it counters the…

Indonesia’s defence minister says ‘understands, respects’ AUKUS pact

By Kate Lamb (Reuters) - Indonesia's defence minister has said his country understands the reasons behind the United States, Australia and Britain establishing the AUKUS security agreement, though at a…

U.S. cooperation with partners causing China ‘heartburn’ -Campbell

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Expanded U.S. cooperation with partners is causing China "heartburn" and Chinese President Xi Jinping made clear to President Joe Biden in a virtual meeting that Washington's work to…

Rivalry with China in Pacific need not lead to new Cold War, says U.S. security advisor

By Kirsty Needham SYDNEY (Reuters) - The "stiff competition" between the United States and China in the Indo-Pacific does not have to turn into a new Cold War, U.S. national…

Macron says up to Australia to repair broken relations

PARIS (Reuters) -French President Emmanuel Macron told Australia's prime minister that he had broken the trust between their two countries and that it was up to Canberra to repair relations…

Biden, Macron discussed European defense, will meet in Rome -White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. President Joe Biden and French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday discussed security cooperation in Africa, Europe and the Indo-Pacific, as the two countries work to mend fences…