Jack Georgieff is a research associate with the Lowy Institute’s international security program.
- China’s contribution to the Typhoon Haiyan recovery is paltry at best. The US is sending in the Marines. Rory Medcalf looked at the strategic implications of the response to Typhoon Haiyan on The Interpreter earlier this week.
- Clash of the grumpy old men: how will China and Japan’s greying demographic profile affect security dynamics in East Asia?
- Pakistan Prime Minister Sharif’s choice of new army chief will help define his third tenure and regional relations.
- US think tank the Centre for Strategic and International Studies argues the upcoming AUSMIN talks should focus on issues of national interest, including defence spending and the TPP negotiations.
- South Korea’s Defence Minister Kim Kawn-jin calls for a regional security framework at the Seoul Defence Dialogue.
- He’s not the only one: Russia, China and India are also looking at ways to equip the region with a new security architecture.
- India will emerge as the world’s biggest market for weapons over the next two decades, and the buyers are lining up.
- India has released some interesting historical air force footage on YouTube (h/t LiveFist):
The Lowy Institute International Security Program's work on Indo-Pacific security is supported by two grants from the John D and Catherine T MacArthur Foundation.