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The illusion of a middle power moment

To be a middle power requires a modest disbelief in power. These states take their medium-sized resources and direct them towards big objectives. This may be reactive, searching for self-preservation in the face of a hostile larger power. It might also be proactive, trying to shape institutions and norms to build a more hospitable environment.

What Allies Want: Reconsidering Loyalty, Reliability, and Alliance Interdependence

Iain Henry, Lecturer in the Strategic Studies at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre discusses the relationship of strategic allies.

Putin on a perilous rodeo ride of connected crises

Paul Dibb AM, Emeritus Professor of Strategic Studies at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre discusses the crises Russia is facing.

Australia must get better at picking its fights with China

Hugh White AO, Emeritus Professor of Strategic Studies at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre discusses how Australia’s bold defiance of Beijing has been enormously counterproductive for the relationship.

Three ARC grant successes for Bell School

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

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