A Geostrategic SWOT Analysis for Australia

A spectrum of potentially existential matters face the nation and the world.This paper critically reflects on the circumstances Australia and its neighbours...

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COG#49 SWOT Analysis

Australia’s one step forward, two steps back in the Pacific

While Australia is set to implement several meaningful labour mobility, security and diplomatic initiatives, simultaneously counterproductive domestically...

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China Debate: John Mearsheimer vs Hugh White

There is going to be an intense strategic rivalry between our major trading partner (china) and our major strategic ally (US).

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Security in 'Society 5.0'

As Japan moves toward Society 5.0, there is a need for a much more transparent accounting of the possible downsides surrounding this transition, and further...

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Scholarship for Asia-Pacific research

The Ruth Daroesman Graduate Study Grant is now open. Applications close Sun 9 June 2019.

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Clive Williams

Clive Williams had a career in Defence intelligence and security to 2002. He was Director of the forerunner organisation to today’s Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation and was Director of Security...

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

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Michael Finch joined the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre in 2018, working both within the Centre and as part of ANU’s military studies program at the Australian Command and Staff College.

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Dr Greg Raymond is a research fellow in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre. He is currently working on a research project looking at Thailand, the United States and China. He is also converting his PhD thesis...

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