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SDSC students' community consultation submission encouraging a dedicated capability for search and rescue.

SDSC students help inform the 2016 Defence White Paper

28 February 2016

A submission by the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre's (SDSC) International Security Studies students encouraging a dedicated capability for search and rescue has found its way into the 2016...

Upholding the order in Afghanistan. Image from Flickr, courtesy of ResoluteSupportMedia.

Playing by the global rules

27 February 2016

Australia's 2016 Defence white paper uses the term 'rules-based global order' 56 times, compared with just nine instances in its 2013 predecessor.This order, we are told, is 'a shared commitment by...

A major expenditure will be the replacement of Collins Class submarines. Image from Flickr, courtesy of Royal Australian Navy.

Defence white paper: how many billions is enough to keep Australia safe?

26 February 2016

The world is not completely Hobbesian, but there are enough points of concern for this defence white paper to be considered well argued.Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and defence minister Marise...

Vladimir Putin. Image from Flickr, courtesy of Global Panorama.

Assertive China and re-emergent Russia loom large strategically

24 February 2016

With the release of the defence white paper imminent, two disturbing trends are looming in Australia’s strategic environment: the increasingly assertive stance of China and Russia’s re-emergence as a...

APCD launches new ARC project.

APCD launches new ARC project: leveraging power and influence on the UNSC

23 February 2016

The Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy (APCD), based at the ANU Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific, officially launched a four-year Australian Research Council Discovery Project last Friday, 19...

Australian army engineer and ni-Vanuatu children. Image from Flickr, courtesy of Australian Department of Defence.

The 2016 white paper must get it right on defence diplomacy

23 February 2016

Non-violent defence diplomacy is a relatively new phenomenon. But it has already become a widely admired idea in Australia – and throughout Asia. It has substantial bipartisan support.Defence...

No more middle ground in our democracies.

No more middle ground in our democracies

19 February 2016

The centre of politics across major democracies is being hollowed out by a combination of anger, impatience and fatigue, writes Mathew Davies. Hillary Clinton’s 0.3 per cent victory over Bernie...

US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping. Image from Flickr, courtesy of US Embassy the Hague.

US–China rivalry: does Asia have to choose?

9 February 2016

Can America preserve the US-led regional order by resisting China’s challenge to replace it with ‘a new model of great-power relations’? That depends a lot on how much support the United States can...

Fighter jets. Image from Flickr, courtesy of dvids hub.

ANU Strategic and Defence Studies Centre tops think tank list

29 January 2016

The ANU Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) has again been ranked as Australia's leading university-based think tank, as well as Top 3 Best Government Affiliated Think Tanks in Australia, and...

Evelyn Goh speaking at CSIS (Washington DC). Image courtesy of CSIS.

Emerging U.S. Security Partnerships in Southeast Asia

8 December 2015

The Centre for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) recently hosted a panel discussion in Washington DC, on Tuesday, 1 December 2015, on the Emerging U.S. Security Partnerships in Southeast...


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