Professor Paul Dibb talks discusses Russia as a threat to world peace. Since Russia’s invasion of Crimea and eastern Ukraine last year, President Putin has continued to have a belligerent and threatening stance. Although the West has imposed punishing economic sanctions on Russia, Putin shows no signs of removing his military presence from the Donbas region of Ukraine.
In this video Mr David Akers discusses the Clark Davis Ivins memorial prize, launched at Coral Bell School. Private Clark Davis Ivins died of wounds received at the Battle of Milne Bay in Papua New Guinea in 1942. He was just 24-years-old.
For a hundred years, humans have had the capacity to attack each other with devastating chemical weapons. Seven decades ago, mankind unlocked the secret of the nuclear bomb. In the 21st century, we also fear biological attack, robotic drones and, increasingly, cyber warfare as potential weapons of mass destruction.