SDSC Public Lecture Series: Challenges to Australia's Strategic Imagination

The ANU Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) presents a Public Lecture Series to stimulate public discussion on major challenges relating to Australia’s...

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Niche Wars: Australia in Afghanistan and Iraq, 2001–2014

Australia in Afghanistan and Iraq, 2001–2014

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Centre of Gravity Series: Educating for what? PME, the ADF and an uncertain 21st century

This Centre of Gravity paper, by two deeply experienced PME educators, offers suggestions on the road ahead for Australian PME. It emphasises the need to build...

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Xi’s Fine Words Cannot Camouflage Beijing’s Aggression

At this week’s meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, China’s President Xi Jinping warned the world of the risk of a new cold war.

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Centre of Gravity Series: Why be strong? The Swiss & Australian Responses to Fear

Defence thinkers routinely identify Australia as one of the safest countries in the world. However, Australia’s future is likely to be more dangerous and...

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Centre of Gravity Series: Why be strong? The Swiss & Australian Responses to Fear

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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Paul Dibb AM is Emeritus Professor of Strategic Studies at the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre of the Australian National University. Before joining the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre, he had an...

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Dr. Nina Silove is a Senior Researcher in the Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich and a Research Associate at Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs in the International...

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Richard Campbell (Ric) Smith AO PSM was born in Perth and educated at State Schools and the University of Western Australia, from which he graduated BA, B Ed. He taught in country high...

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Dr Gregory Raymond is a lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre and the author of Thai Military Power: a Culture of Strategic Accommodation (NIAS Press, 2018). His work has been published in leading...

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Meighen McCrae is a Lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University. An historian of international history and the history of war, her main research areas are the way...

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