Paul Dibb AM

Emeritus Prof. Paul Dibb AM

Professor Emeritus


AM, BA (Hons) (Nottingham), PhD (ANU)

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Paul Dibb

Paul Dibb AM is Emeritus Professor of Strategic Studies at the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre of the Australian National University. Before joining the Strategic & Defence Studies Centre, he had an extensive career working on intelligence and defence issues.

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US distracted while Moscow and Beijing cosy up

The tense situation in US relations with Russia over the mass­ing of Russian troops on the Ukrainian border and with China over an increasingly militarily threatened Taiwan confronts a domestically

Xi Jinping

Xi’s fine words cannot camouflage Beijing’s aggression

At this week’s meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, China’s President Xi Jinping warned the world of the risk of a new cold war.

Xi Jinping

Trust in short supply when there are no shared values


This article originally appeared in The Australian on 23 Jan 2019.

A Radical New Defence Policy - Paul Dibb

This is the transcript of the speech delivered by Professor Paul Dibb at the public panel event ‘Why Australia Needs a Radically New Defence Policy’ on 27 September 2018.

Image courtesy of US Pacific Fleet on Flickr.

New security reality demands new Australian policy

Australia’s international security outlook is starting to look very threatening, as Paul Dibb explains in The Strategist.

Dennis Richardson, Paul Dibb and Michael Wesley at book launch

Why Russia remains relevant

Paul Dibb launches his new book ‘Inside the Wilderness of Mirrors: Australia and the Threat from the Soviet Union in the Cold War and Russia Today’

New book on ‘Geography, Power, Strategy and Defence Policy’ celebrates Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb

The Hon Kim Beazley AC together with scholars from Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at ANU launched Geography, Power, Strategy and Defence Policy, a series of essays honouring Emeritus Pro

US election: Donald Trump presidency is cause for real security concern

In my view, Australia should be concerned, very concerned, about a Trump victory. And here’s why.

Philippines’ China swing muddies the Western Pacific

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s shift towards Beijing has allowed China to appear as a magnanimous power in the region while potentially making it harder for the US to stop nuclear-armed Ch


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