A Korean Season of Summitry

As one of the chief investigators at an Australia-Korea Foundation policy roundtable, Dr Brendan Taylor explains the risks of conflict in Korea.

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YOLO: Insights from Thailand

How do the religious worldviews of senior officials shape the strategic thinking of Thailand’s up-and-coming leaders? Professor John Blaxland combs the data...

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Explainer: how the Australian intelligence community works

National security, intelligence and espionage have been in the headlines due to events abroad and significant developments at home. So how is intelligence...

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Why is no one debating one of the budget's biggest spends?

One of the largest and fastest growing expenditures in the federal budget, defence spending, will receive little or no debate, to the cost of our nation’s...

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Australia and the Korean Crisis: Confronting the limits of influence?

In this op-ed for the Australian Financial Review, O'Neil, Taylor and Tow explore Australia's position in the upcoming summits on the Korean Peninsula.

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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...

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Geoffrey Gray is an Academic Visitor within the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre. His published books include: The Resurgence of Racism: Howard, Hanson and the Race Debate, Geoffrey Gray and Christine Winter (...

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Daniel Marston BA MA (McGill) DPhil (Oxon.) FRHistS holds a Professorship in Military Studies and is also the Principal of the Military and Defence Studies Program at the Australian Command & Staff College in...

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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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