New security reality demands new Australian policy

Australia’s international security outlook is starting to look very threatening, as Paul Dibb explains in The Strategist.

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Women in international security: Theory and practice

This 10-part seminar series runs over four semesters at the Australian National University (ANU) in 2018-19, and is sponsored by the ANU Gender Institute and...

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Women in international security

A time of celebration for our mid-year graduates

On Friday, 13 July, the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs bid farewell and good luck to 75 graduates across eight degree programs. Amongst them were...

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Bell School mid-year graduates

Time for an Indo-Australis?

The Indo-Pacific is slowly replacing the Asia-Pacific as the dominant security and economic concept in our region. Natalie Sambhi writes that the complex...

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Trilateral cooperation between Australia, India and Indonesia is needed to manage enduring maritime challenges in the Indian Ocean.

The Trump-Kim Summit and Implications For Australia

Following the historic events of last week, the situation on the Korean Peninsula could go one of three ways, each with significant implications for Australia.

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Trump - Kim Summit

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Served for 25 years in the Australian Regular Army, including active service in South Vietnam; joined SDSC in 1990; Editor of the Army History Series (1994 to 2012); Head of the Australian Army’s Land Warfare...

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Iain Henry is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University. His research focuses on alliance politics, with a particular emphasis on how states...

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