Are China and Russia in a defacto alliance?

A memorial lecture in honour of the late Professor Desmond Ball AO

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Professor Desmond Ball AO

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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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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Gregory V. Raymond

Dr Gregory Raymond is a lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre and the author of Thai Military Power: a Culture of Strategic Accommodation (NIAS Press, 2018). His work has been published in leading...

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Evelyn Goh

Professor Evelyn Goh is the convenor of GRADNAS and the Shedden Professor of Strategic Policy Studies at the Australian National University, where she also is Director of Research at the Strategic and Defence Studies...

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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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Iain D. Henry

Iain D. Henry is a Lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University. His research interests include alliance theory and politics, Asian security, the Cold War in Asia,...

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Andrew Carr is a Senior Lecturer 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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