From Dependency to Armed Neutrality: Future Options for Australian National Security

Security commentators have been disappointedly silent on the other security risk (besides the rise of China) that Australia must address: climate change.

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Who is watching the watchers? It's a bureaucratic maze

Guarding Australia in an alphabet soup of spy organisations, Australia needs a new National Security Adviser to balance competing advice with clear strategy.

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Three ARC grant successes for Bell School

Congrats to Cecila Jacob, Evelyn Goh and Stephan Fruehling on winning ARC grants.

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Meg and Umut recognised for teaching excellence

Dr Umut Ozguc and A/Prof Meg Keen from Bell School receive Education Excellence awards.

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Three Bell School students among ANU New Colombo Plan recipients

3 out of the 8 ANU students who won NCP scholarships in 2019 are students of the Bell School's Bachelor of International Security Studies.

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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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Ron Huisken

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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Adam Ni

Adam Ni

Mr Adam Ni is a Visiting Fellow at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University. His areas of interest include China’s international relations, strategy and security issues. He has worked...

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Sam Roggeveen

Sam Roggeveen is Director of Digital and a Senior Fellow at the Lowy Institute. He is also a Visiting Fellow at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University.

Sam oversees the...

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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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Allison Cadzow

Dr Allison Cadzow is a Research Associate on Serving Our Country: a history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the defence of Australia, an ARC funded Linkage project based at the Australian National...

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