Devalued words and dollars damage Australia’s security
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Written by

Marcus Hellyer and Michael Shoebridge

The Grumpy Strategists assess the state of public decisions and defence policy making in Australia: the damaging path of ‘profound’ and ‘transformative’ policies that aren’t; the distracting symbolic political value of AUKUS, with numbers so large – $368 billion – they make other large decisions look trivial, and the now alarming gap between rhetoric and reality.