A Foreign Affair discussion focusses on the British and Brexit, Putin’s alliances and his visit to Serbia, China’s space race and what this means to globally and recent attacks by the Taliban in Afghanistan and what this means for peace talks as well as ISIS attacks in Syria against US marines. Read more
Engaging with: Alan DuPont, Geopolitical security expert and Lowy Institute fellow
Alan DuPont, geopolitical security expert and Lowy Institute fellow, presented a keynote at our Vivid Ideas event exploring five root causes as to why democracy is being disrupted around the world. Read more
A Foreign Affair: North Korea, Syria, Hungary and France
Gorana Grgic, Alan Dupont, and Jonathan Pearlman join Geraldine Doogue to discuss the developments and set backs in foreign affairs for the month of April.
Topics covered are the North Korea Summit’s, the Syrian airstrikes; the Hungarian election and French President Emmanuel Macron addressing the European Parliament. Read more
New world is dawning for Australia in its dealings with a dominant China
At last there are signs of a tough, even brutal, debate about the implications of the rise of an assertive and Leninist China and its consequences for an Australia that merrily assumes it can stay independent and live by values repudiated in Beijing. Read more
A Foreign Affair (ABC Radio National)
Alan Dupont joins the panel on Radio National to discuss recent border flare-ups between India and China, Australia’s new Home Affairs Ministry, and orders for Indonesian police to shoot drug traffickers.
Listen to the full program here.
Islamic State push to establish South East Asian caliphate threatens Australia
Quote: “Dr Dupont, chief executive of strategic risk consultancy The Cognoscenti Group, said the scale of the Marawi uprising, which has seen almost 100 troops, 50 civilians and 400 terrorists killed showed it was significantly planned and financed. He said whether it would be enough to inspire other uprisings was still unknown but a groundswell of Islamic conservatism made for fertile ground for fundamentalist teachings and ultimately extremism.”
Alan Dupont interview on Alan Jones Breakfast Show
Listen to the show here.
Alan Dupont interviewed by assembled Indonesian media
Dr Alan Dupont was interviewed on the 19th of May, 2017, by the assembled Indonesian media on the subject of geopolitical challenges to East Asia’s stability.
Australia ‘needs missile defence’
The Lowy Institute’s Alan Dupont says Australia needs an anti-missile system to defend against North Korea. An interview on Sky News with Alan Dupont. Read more
A Foreign Affair: Nth Korea nukes and hosting leaders
Alan Dupont joins a monthly panel deciphering important developments in international relations and their significance to Australia and the world on ABC’s Radio National with Geraldine Doogue. Read more