Dr Stephan Frühling
PhD (ANU), Master of Arts in Strategic Studies (Missouri State University), 'Diplom' in International Economics (Christian Albrechts Univ
Dr Stephan Frühling is an Associate Professor in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre and Associate Dean (Students and Curriculum) for the College of Asia & the Pacific. He is a Chief Investigator on the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Project on Small Allies and Extended Nuclear Deterrence. He has widely published on Australian defence policy, defence planning and strategy, nuclear weapons and NATO. In 2014-2015, Stephan was a member of the Australian Government’s external panel of experts on the development of the 2016 Defence White Paper. He was the ‘Partner across the globe’ research fellow in the Research Division of the NATO Defense College in Rome in 2015; the inaugural Director of Studies of the ANU Master in Military Studies program at the Australian Defence Force’s Australian Command and Staff College from October 2011 to June 2012, and the Deputy Director of Studies until the end of 2013. Stephan was Managing Editor of the journal Security Challenges from 2006 to 2014.
For the moment, the European refugee crisis has disappeared off the Australian media’s front pages, except for the odd spike in the tally of people drowned in the Mediterranean.
Thirty years after the Collins class ‘dud subs’ were built, and 20 years since they hit the water, defence analysts warn Australia should pay close attention while building their replacements and l
The years 2014-15 were a watershed for European security.