On March 18, Forward Defense nonresident senior fellow Peter Dean was quoted in a Guardian article titled, “Peter Dutton casts Coalition as stronger than Labor on defence as election nears – so how different are they?” Dean comments on the importance of defense spending in the 2022 Australian election and looks at how opposing parties characterize spending numbers differently.

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