Special welcome for Master of Strategic Studies students

On 20 February 2018, the ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt and the Secretary of the Department of Defence, Greg Moriarty welcomed new students to the...

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Greg Moriarty speaks to incoming students at Strategic & Defence Studies Centre

Don’t Panic: Australia Without America

Envisioning Australia in Asia without America may be a controversial thesis to some, but for Hugh White in his latest Quarterly Essay, it is common-sense.

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Professor Hugh White

Access Denied: Defending Australia from the North

Access Denied: Defending Australia from the North

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Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb

Foreign policy: why we should expect more of ourselves

Prof. Hugh White talks about the government's recent Foreign Policy White Paper

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A member of the Chinese military marches before the welcoming ceremony for President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. AP

ANU graduates among the world’s most employable

For the fifth consecutive year, ANU was rated number one in Australia in the Times Higher Education, Global University Employability Ranking.

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Hugh White

Hugh White

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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Garth Pratten

Dr Garth Pratten is a lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre. An historian by training, he has had a varied career having worked for the Australian Army’s Training Command and the Australian War...

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Nina Silove

Nina Silove is a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University. Her research focuses on grand strategy, strategic planning, and U.S. policy toward...

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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 Research Fellow at SIPRI (1968-70 &1972-76),...

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Iain Henry

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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