The 1970s and Australian Foreign Policy: Echoes to Today?
This video recorded at ANU on the 6th of August 2015 seeks to broadly canvass the impact of the 1970s era on Australian foreign policy. It explores why this decade was so significant for Australian policy, and covers some of the key personalities and events in the period.
Why China will not Become the Dominant Power in Asia
In this public lecture, Paul Dibb and John Lee pick apart the assumption that China is set to dominate the region and outline how the challenges it faces today may mean its future as number one in Asia is not assured.
Crunch Time for China in Quest to be Asia's Number One
The 21st century is meant to be China's, and its rise is almost taken for granted. But this assumption overlooks some of the core economic, political and strategic challenges the nation faces. In this video, Dr Andrew Carr talks to Adjunct Professor John Lee about the challenges facing China today, and why they mean that it won't dominate the region any time soon.
Keeping Secrets? Lessons from History on Intelligence in the Age of ISIS
Drawing on the history of MI6, Professor Keith Jeffery reflects on the general challenges to the work of secret intelligence organisations presented by an increasingly digitally connected world.
US-China Climate Change Deal - John Blaxland on ABC News 24
Following the Democrats' defeat in the Mid Term Elections, President Barack Obama is showing his strengths in negotiating a climate change deal with China, a
What the Latest Techniques Can Tell us About How Australians View our Major Foreign Policy Challenges
The 2008 US Presidential Election introduced the general public to many of the innovative techniques which political scientists and others have developed to
Long Term Iraq Strategy Unclear - John Blaxland on ABC News 24
Dr John Blaxland, senior fellow with the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, discusses the Allies' strategy in the war with ISIS in Iraq.
SDSC Researcher Profile: Andrew Carr
The Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) is Australia's oldest, largest and highest ranking academic institute for strategic studies research, education and commentary. For close to 50 years the Centre has helped Australians understand the complexity of Asia's strategic environment, Australia's place in it, and the utility and application of armed force in international affairs.
Des Ball: Reflections of an Insurgent IntellectuaI
The Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) is Australia's oldest, largest and highest ranking academic institute for strategic studies research, education and commentary.