Tenets of Thailand’s ASEAN engagement

ASEAN member states have different perspectives on the significance of the grouping. As one of the founder member states, the second largest economy and a...

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ASIS Director-General launches new book - 'Intelligence and the Function of Government'

Paul Symon launches a new book which captures the essence of intelligence: its history in Australia, the difficulties of getting it right, and the challenges...

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ASIS Director General Paul Symon AO, Prof John Blaxland, Dr Rhys Crawley and Dr Daniel Baldino

Special welcome for Master of Strategic Studies students

On 20 February 2018, the ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt and the Secretary of the Department of Defence, Greg Moriarty welcomed new students to the...

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Greg Moriarty speaks to incoming students at Strategic & Defence Studies Centre

Don’t Panic: Australia without America

Envisioning Australia in Asia without America may be a controversial thesis to some, but for Hugh White in his latest Quarterly Essay, it is common-sense.

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Professor Hugh White

Access Denied: Defending Australia from the north

Access Denied: Defending Australia from the North

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Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb

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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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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Garth Pratten

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

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Dr Huong Le Thu is currently a visiting fellow at the SDSC, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs.

Huong is interested in the effect of external interventions on the politics of state formation, identity...

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Leszek Buszynski

Dr. Leszek Buszynski is a Visiting Fellow at the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre (SDSC). From 1997 to 2010, he was professor of International Relations, at the International University of Japan (IUJ). From...

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