Cultures of crisis: How the Asia-Pacific can lead global peace and security

Women in Asia-Pacific Security Research Seminar Series

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SDSC team awarded $1 million grant

‘Strategic Policy for the Asia-Pacific in Transition’ program

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Niche Wars: Australia in Afghanistan and Iraq, 2001–2014

Australia in Afghanistan and Iraq, 2001–2014

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Xi’s Fine Words Cannot Camouflage Beijing’s Aggression

At this week’s meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, China’s President Xi Jinping warned the world of the risk of a new cold war.

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Xi Jinping

Centre of Gravity Series: Why be strong? The Swiss & Australian Responses to Fear

Defence thinkers routinely identify Australia as one of the safest countries in the world. However, Australia’s future is likely to be more dangerous and...

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Centre of Gravity Series: Why be strong? The Swiss & Australian Responses to Fear

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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Jochen Prantl

Jochen Prantl is an Associate Professor in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre and was Deputy Director (International Engagement) for the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs in 2017 to 2018. His research...

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Ron Huisken

Editor, CSCAP Regional Security Outlook (CRSO)

Dr. Ron Huisken is Adjunct Associate Professor in the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre. He has had a distinguished career in foreign affairs working as a...

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Paul Dibb AM is Emeritus Professor of Strategic Studies at the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre of the Australian National University. Before joining the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre, he had an...

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Brendan Taylor is Professor of Strategic Studies at SDSC and Deputy Director at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs. He is a specialist on great power strategic relations in the Asia-Pacific, East Asian ‘...

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Hugh White AO

Hugh White AO is Emeritus 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...

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