The Trump-Kim Summit and Implications For Australia

Following the historic events of last week, the situation on the Korean Peninsula could go one of three ways, each with significant implications for Australia.

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Trump - Kim Summit

Why Russia remains relevant

Paul Dibb launches his new book 'Inside the Wilderness of Mirrors: Australia and the Threat from the Soviet Union in the Cold War and Russia Today'

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Dennis Richardson, Paul Dibb and Michael Wesley at book launch

Slow-burning China crisis the birth of a new order

Getting on with China now involves a learning curve for Australia as Beijing probes and coerces to test this new strategic environment.

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Why China isn't planning to storm Taiwan's beaches

China’s navy has grown dramatically over the past two decades, but with one surprising exception: its amphibious forces.

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Type 071 Yuzhao Class amphibious Transport Dock

2017- A Year in Review: Coral Bell School

The aspirations and approach of Bell School show a strong focus on research excellence, collegiality, award-winning teaching, and consistent policy impact and...

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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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Joanne Wallis

Dr Joanne Wallis completed her PhD in 2012 at the University of Cambridge, supported by a Poynton Cambridge Australian scholarship and Wolfson College Commonwealth studentship. She holds Master degrees in Arts (by...

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Jean Bou

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Dr Bou is a lecturer in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre and is based at the Australian Command and Staff College, where he teaches in the Military Studies Program. A historian, he is...

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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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John Gould

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John was a full-time Australian Army Officer for 32 years, serving in the Afghanistan War (2006, 2009), and East Timor (1999) and Solomon Islands (2000) conflicts. His overseas exchanges...

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Brendan Taylor

Dr Brendan Taylor is an Associate Professor at the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs. Specialising in great power strategic relations in the Asia-Pacific, economic sanctions and regional security architecture...

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