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Flat White

China rising: the ADF have nothing

15 June 2022

4:00 AM

15 June 2022

4:00 AM

[ This is part 2 of a series. Read part 1 here. ]

Amidst the foreboding context of a declining West and a rising China, the Australian Defence Force is historically weak and shows little sign of changing course.

The ADF is beset by a threefold disease of absent strategic direction, long-term funding inadequacy, and horrendous decision-making.

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