Brendan Taylor

Dr Brendan Taylor

Acting Director, Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs; Associate Professor


BSocSci (Hons) (Waikato), MA (ANU), PhD (ANU)

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Dr Brendan Taylor is a specialist on great power strategic relations in the Asia–Pacific, economic sanctions and Asian security architecture. His work has featured in such leading academic journals as International Affairs, Survival and The Australian Journal of International Affairs. He is the author/editor of five books, including Australia as an Asia–Pacific Regional Power (2007) and Sanctions as Grand Strategy (2010).

Trump's Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has compared Beijing's actions in the South China Sea to Russia's annexation of Crimea.

With Donald Trump in the White House, what now for the Asia-Pacific?

Will Trump slap tariffs on Chinese imports, sparking a trade war between the world’s two largest economies?

GlobalAsia- Winter 2016 Cover Story

Finding a Way Forward: Strategic Diplomacy in Northeast Asia

With the election of Donald J. Trump as president of the United States, the world is now awash in uncertainty.

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre celebrates 50 years

Academics, military personnel and policymakers will gather at ANU this week to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre (SDSC).

Visitors look at the skeletons of Chinese prisoners which were buried alive by Japanese soldiers. Photo by AFP.

Asia still festers over WWII wounds

The legacies of the Second World War could mean conflict today, write Nick Bisley and Brendan Taylor.

Today’s world yesterday

Coral Bell's insight offers lessons for the challenges and dangers of today’s world, writes Brendan Taylor.

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