A Decade of Disruption

This last decade might be bookmarked by the rise and death of Osama bin Laden as a household name. From the 9/11 attacks, leading to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and the countless ethical dilemma those created through to his death at the hands of a US Navy SEAL team, it would seem to have … Continue reading A Decade of Disruption


Low awareness is the problem

Reflections from notes I wrote in 2013 on state of the relationship Australia enjoys with Korea. Your thoughts? The 2013 Australian Government Issues Paper Towards  2025, Republic of Korea Strategy in the Asian Century alludes to the problematic nature of this relationship: low awareness of Korea poses a challenge in terms of building demand.: How do we want our relationship with the ROK to look in … Continue reading Low awareness is the problem

First Encounters: Kapyong

Many people ask me how did I get involved with Korea. It is a fair question, after all Korea is somewhat obscure in many respects. My first encounter with Korea came after entering the prestigious Royal Military College, Duntroon located in Australia's capital city, Canberra. There were five training companies into which all of the … Continue reading First Encounters: Kapyong