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

Australia in Afghanistan and Iraq, 2001–2014

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Centre of Gravity Series: Educating for what? PME, the ADF and an uncertain 21st century

This Centre of Gravity paper, by two deeply experienced PME educators, offers suggestions on the road ahead for Australian PME. It emphasises the need to build...

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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

Centre of Gravity Series: Australia’s Defence Policy after COVID-19

Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb AM and Dr Richard Brabin Smith AO reflect on the development requirements of this new strategic policy outlook and deliver a...

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CoG #55

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Aurore Chow

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

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Tony Milner is an historian specializing on Southeast Asia, particularly Malaysia and Indonesia, and on regional relations. After having been a member of the Department Of History in the...

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Brendan Sargeant is Professor of Practice in Defence and Strategic Studies and Head of the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at the Australian National University...

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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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