Crispin Rovere is a member of the Australian Labor Party and previous convenor of the ACT ALP International Affairs Policy Committee. Formerly he was a PhD candidate at the ANU's Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) and previously worked in Secretariat of the Asia-Pacific Leadership Network for Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Disarmament, and published on nuclear policy. Crispin is the author of The Trump Phenomenon: How One Man Conquered America.
Don’t discount the chances of a new Korean war
Robert Kelly says he doesn't know 'anyone serious who advocates air strikes'. But what is his definition of 'serious' if it excludes the US president?
North Korea: Trump’s terrible binary choice
Accept mutual nuclear vulnerability with North Korea or embark on a major war on the Korean peninsula. There is no third option.
Book Review: Graham Allison’s 'Destined for War'
Allison methodically dismantles the idea that China will become a 'responsible stakeholder'. China seeks the expulsion of the US from Asia.
Dear foreign policy elite: You’re obsolete
Anyone who thinks that Tillerson’s quiet deal-making style signals a new kind of appeasement towards Beijing simply isn’t paying attention.
What's behind Russia's missile treaty violation?
Russia’s new GLCM is potentially devastatingly effective and difficult for NATO to counter.
How Australian officials should deal with a Trump administration
The most immediate challenge facing Australian officials is determining how likely Trump is to start a trade war with China.
Trump’s foreign policy: America First, not America Only
Trump’s foreign policy is not a threat to America’s place in the world, but it might be a threat to the current establishment.