Philip Citowicki is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Pacific Forum and the Executive Officer of the Space Industry Association of Australia (SIAA). Philip was an adviser to former Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and a former political aide to Australia’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom.
“Black ships”, the Quad and space
Satellite technology underpins the attempt to tackle China’s illegal fishing.
Roosevelt’s lessons for nations across generations
Over a century ago, Theodore Roosevelt declared “the quality of the leaders is all-important”. It’s as true now as then.
The UK’s unwelcome foreign aid cut
Amid a pandemic and shifting geopolitics, the aid budget was a victim of its own size – and domestic pressures.
Australia can’t let foreign aid fall victim to Covid-19
A review of the foreign aid budget is an opportunity to refocus, not to make more ill-conceived cuts.
Domestic vulnerabilities lie behind China’s aggressive expansion
As it props up state-owned enterprises to counter slow domestic growth, China could find itself increasingly exposed.