Prof Evelyn Goh cited in The Economist - A ham-fisted hegemon

Despite its economic and military might, China lacks the finesse to shape Asia to its liking

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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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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

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

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Dr Stephan Frühling is an Associate Professor in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre of the Australian National University, and Deputy Director (Education) of the Coral Bell School of Asia-Pacific Affairs. He...

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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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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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