Commentary | 15 September 2008

Asia's arms no cause for alarm

In an opinion piece in The Canberra Times, Sam Roggeveen, editor of the Lowy Institute's blog, The Interpreter, argues that Australia does not need to react to what the Prime Minister wrongly called an 'explosion' in regional defence spending. In fact, a modest cut to our defence budget would help our regional diplomacy. Canberra Times, 13 September 2008, P. B09

Sam Roggeveen

  • Sam Roggeveen

In an opinion piece in The Canberra Times, Sam Roggeveen, editor of the Lowy Institute's blog, The Interpreter, argues that Australia does not need to react to what the Prime Minister wrongly called an 'explosion' in regional defence spending. In fact, a modest cut to our defence budget would help our regional diplomacy. Canberra Times, 13 September 2008, P. B09

Sam Roggeveen

  • Sam Roggeveen