Seventeen years on, East Timor intervention remains a success

Australia's involvement in the liberation of East Timor, a mission launched on 20 September 1999, was the most decisive demonstration of Australian influence...

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Indonesian children burn a mock Australian flag in 1999 in protest against Australia's intervention in East Timor

SDSC's Dr Joanne Wallis among Australia's best teachers

Dr Joanne Wallis from the ANU Strategic...

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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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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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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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Garth Pratten

Dr Garth Pratten is a lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre. An historian by training, he has had a varied career having worked for the Australian Army’s Training Command and the Australian War...

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Leszek Buszynski

Dr. Leszek Buszynski is a Visiting Fellow at the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre (SDSC). From 1997 to 2010, he was professor of International Relations, at the International University of Japan (IUJ). From...

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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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Aurore Chow

Aurore Chow is a Lecturer in Professional Military Education within the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre.

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