Sian Troath is a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Canterbury, and an adjunct researcher at the Jeff Bleich Centre for the US Alliance in Digital Technology, Security & Governance at Flinders University. Her research focuses on Australian foreign and defence policy, lethal autonomous weapons systems, and theories of trust in international relations.
Sparing between Scott Morrison and Emmanuel Macron is about more than a broken deal but the manner it was conveyed.
Australia-Indonesia: Building trust
After lurching from crisis to crisis, the two countries can forge a shared interest in keeping a steady relationship.
A muddled message makes it harder for Australia’s friends to trust us
An already complicated strategic realm is compounded when the government’s narrative undermines the nation’s strengths.
Cyber threats go beyond hackers and scams but to democracy itself
As awareness of digital vulnerabilities grows, fostering resilience against exploitation across open societies is key.
Indonesia’s elections: identity politics and olive branches
Is the reality of Indonesia’s politics forcing a hardliner to become more moderate?
When Indonesia sits on the Security Council
Winning a seat at the premier UN forum is a chance to see Southeast Asian issues on the world agenda.
Shrugging Indonesia’s inferiority complex
Australia should be watching the foreign policy renaissance in Jakarta with keen interest.