ASEAN-Australia Defence Postgraduate Scholarship Program

An innovative program at The Australian National University (ANU) with a focus on strengthening ties between ASEAN Defence leaders by bringing Defence...

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Picture of ASEAN-Australia Defence Postgraduate Scholarship Students, Professor Toni Erskine, Professor Gregory Raymond and Bina D'Costa

No matter who wins the US election, the alliance will be the keystone of our defence planning

No matter who is elected United States president, the alliance between our two nations remains the wellspring of our security. This is because — contrary to...

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison and President Trump shaking hands

Women in Asia-Pacific Security Research Seminar Series 2020-21

Professor Evelyn Goh has been awarded an ANU Gender Institute Grant 2020-21 for her project, the ‘Women in Asia-Pacific Security Research’ (WIAPSR) seminar...

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Professor Evelyn Goh

Centre of Gravity Series: American Foreign Policy and the 2020 Presidential Election

This paper critically reflects that America is neither going isolationist nor reverting to the liberal internationalism of the prior era. Instead, domestic...

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CoG #54

Back to the drawing board on our survival strategy

Scott Morrison was not exaggerating back in July when he compared Australia’s strategic circumstances today with the late 1930s and the lead-up to World War II.

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President Kagame received by President Xi Jinping of China | Beijing, 17 March 2017

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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Meighen McCrae

Meighen McCrae

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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Anthony Milner

Anthony Milner

Co-Chair, AusCSCAP

Tony Milner is an historian specializing on Southeast Asia, particularly Malaysia and Indonesia, and on regional relations. After having been a member of the Department Of History in the...

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Nitin Gupta

Nitin Gupta

Dr Nitin Gupta is a Defence Economist at the Australian Army Research Centre and the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Coral Bell School, ANU.

Prior to this, he has worked as a Senior Economist at...

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Joan Beaumont

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Professor Emerita Joan Beaumont is an internationally recognised historian of Australia in the two world wars, Australian defence and foreign policy, the history of prisoners of war and the...

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Garth Pratten

Dr Garth Pratten is a senior lecturer and Deputy Head of Centre, Strategic & Defence Studies Centre. An historian by training, he has had a varied career having worked for the Australian Army’s Training...

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