James Brown's latest book, "ANZAC's Long Shadow" was reviewed in the Monthly. Judith Brett described it as "the most interesting and original book I have read on contemporary Australian public policy for a long time."
Rory Medcalf tells the Sydney Morning Herald says China has shown increased cooperation with Asia-Pacific neighbours in the search for the missing plane. He also says there is a role for Australia to play an increased role in the region's surveillance architecture.
Rory Medcalf, the Lowy Institute's International Security Director, tells the Wall Street Journal China's role in the MH370 recovery mission demonstrates its willingness to be seen to travel far to help its citizens.
The nation must lift defence spending to 2 per cent of gross domestic product as quickly as possible as it faces an unpredictable security outlook in the Asian region, Lowy Institute executive director Michael Fullilove says.