Patrick Triglavcanin is a Research Officer at the Council on Geostrategy, a foreign affairs think tank based in London. He holds a BA in Sociolegal Studies from the University of Western Australia and a Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations and National Security (1st Class Hons.) from Curtin University. He has written many articles for the Council on Geostrategy’s online publication Britain’s World, as well as for the ASPI Strategist, Jamestown Foundation China Brief, and UK Defence Journal.
He rebels against the language of a “rules-based order” but he is happy to talk business.
As Indo-Pacific defence postures pivot to the maritime, there’s no need to muddy the waters between hard and soft power.
Australia’s diplomatic effort has been in overdrive. That doesn’t change by not sending a minister to Vilnius.