A National Asset. 50 Years of the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre

This volume commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Strategic...

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Book cover: A National Asset

MANIS: Time for a new forum to sweeten regional cooperation

Manis is the Bahasa word for ‘sweet’. It also could symbolise a grouping of maritime partners on the southern edge of South-east Asia: Malaysia, Australia, New...

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MANIS: Time for a new forum to sweeten regional cooperation

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre celebrates 50 years

Join us as we celebrate 50 years of excellence

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Exceptional teachers honoured at ANU

Strategic & Defence Studies Centre receives two awards at the 2016 Vice-Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Education

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Exceptional teachers honoured at ANU

Mexican Drug Cartels and Dark-Networks: An Emerging Threat to Australia's National Security

Over the past decade Mexican drug cartels’ power and the violent struggles between them have increased exponentially. Previously Mexico, and in particular the...

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Mexican Drug Cartels and Dark-Networks: An Emerging Threat to Australia's National Security

The ANU Strategic & Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) is Australia’s oldest, largest and highest ranking academic institute for strategic studies research, education and commentary. Our focus is on understanding the complexity of Asia’s strategic environment, Australia’s place in it, and the utility and application of armed force in international affairs.

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John Blaxland

Dr John Blaxland is a Senior Fellow at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at ANU who writes about military history, intelligence and security and Asia-Pacific affairs. He holds a PhD in War Studies from the...

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Bates Gill

From 2012 to 2015 Dr. Gill was the Chief Executive Officer of the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney. Prior to this, he was Director and chief executive of the Stockholm International Peace...

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Stephan Frühling

Dr Stephan Frühling is an Associate Professor in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre of the Australian National University, and Deputy Director (Education) of the Coral Bell School of Asia-Pacific Affairs. He...

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Dr Allison Cadzow is a Research Associate on Serving Our Country: a history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the defence of Australia, an ARC funded Linkage project based at the Australian National...

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Hugh White

Hugh White AO is Professor of Strategic Studies at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre of the Australian National University. He has worked on Australian and regional strategic, defence and foreign policy issues...

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