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Japanese Defence Budget: Keeping pace with the neighbors and an eye on its islands

In her debut article, Julie-Anne examines the strategic underpinnings of Japan’s 2016 defence budget

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Climate Mitigation: Military Innovation and Spillovers

Matthew Rae discusses the importance of including the military when discussing climate change mitigation.

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Critical Defence Minerals: Rare Earths

Consumer demand for certain technologies such as cellular phones and computers has expanded dramatically, and the supply of specialty minerals required for their manufacture has become a centralized enterprise. These same specialty minerals are also required for defence technologies, which has resulted in the creation of a near-monopoly for most of the minerals required to Read More…