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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Book cover: A National Asset

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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Stephan Frühling

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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Geoffrey Gray

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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Aurore Chow is a Lecturer in Professional Military Education within the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre.

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Andrew Carr is a Research Fellow in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University. His research interests include Australian foreign and defence policy, middle power theory and Asia-...

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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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