Links of Interest 02/05/2011
Time to beat China at its own game | The Australian
It looks to me like there are a lot of interesting points in this new report, supposedly to be issued on Monday, February 7, 2011. Australia wants to beat China at its own asymmetric “game”.
THERE is an almost mathematical elegance to Ross Babbage’s vitally important new paper, Australia’s Strategic Edge in 2030, to be published on Monday.
‘Boost military’ to take on China: adviser | The Australian
A perfect example of the classic “security dilemma” in action, caused by China’s unilateral arms modernization and buildup.
In a report to be published on Monday, Australia’s Strategic Edge 2030, Professor Babbage calls for Australia to host a range of American military bases. This would help disperse US military assets and make them harder to hit in the event of military conflict with China.
“The challenge posed by the rising PLA is arguably one of the most serious that has confronted Australia’s national security planners since World War II
,” he says.
“China is for the first time close to achieving a military capability to deny United States
and allied forces access to much of the Western Pacific
Fresh call to act urgently over threat of cyber attacks – National News – National – General – The Canberra Times
Mark Gregory, the program director of network engineering at RMIT
, said there were well-documented claims of cyber attacks on the United States by China and that Australia’s defence establishment, vital infrastructure and machinery of government were all at risk.
Chinese cyber-spies penetrate Foreign Office computers | World news | The Guardian
has penetrated the Foreign Office’s internal communications in the most audacious example yet of the growing threat posed by state-sponsored cyber-attacks, it emerged tonight.
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
Tags: Australia, China, Cyberwarfare, United States