Peter Layton

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Dr Peter Layton is a Visiting Fellow at the Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University. A retired RAAF Group Captain, Peter has extensive experience in force structure development and taught national security strategy at the US National Defense University. He has written extensively on defense and security matters, and was awarded the US Exceptional Public Service medal for force structure planning work. In 2006, he won the RUSI Trench Gascoigne Essay Prize for original writing on contemporary issues of defense and international security.

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2017/06/05 | Peter Layton
Will China Win the Battle for Southeast Asia's Soul?
In the matter of China’s growing sphere of influence, there are no easy paths.
2017/02/01 | Peter Layton
Trump’s Twitter Diplomacy Troubles US–China Relations
Dealing with the Trump presidency might be best seen as an exercise in operating in a state of permanent crisis management.
2017/01/17 | Peter Layton
Let's Face It, China's Military Now Dominates ASEAN
With its new air bases and leading-edge air power, China now has the strategic initiative in South East Asia, writes Peter Layton.