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Nuclear Deterrence at Risk

16 May 2018

US nuclear deterrence is at risk of being undermined, and Dr Ben Zala is headed to Harvard University to explore the cause. For Zala, the problem is the increasing importance of advanced conventional...

Breaking the Silence on Secrecy

16 May 2018

Secrecy is an essential component of diplomacy. “As long as states continue to speak the language of interests for their people, of sovereignty, secrecy will remain an essential complement of their...

ASIS Director General Paul Symon AO, Prof John Blaxland, Dr Rhys Crawley and Dr Daniel Baldino

ASIS Director-General launches new book - 'Intelligence and the Function of Government'

21 March 2018

Transcript of a speech given by Paul Symon AO, Director-General, Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS) on the evening of Monday 19th March 2018, on the occasion of the launch of the book “...

Greg Moriarty speaks to incoming students at Strategic & Defence Studies Centre

Special welcome for Master of Strategic Studies students

21 February 2018

On 20 February 2018, the ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt and the Secretary of the Department of Defence, Greg Moriarty welcomed new students to the Master of Strategic Studies at ANU....

Undergraduate courses on offer in 2018/19

17 November 2017

Students undertaking undergraduate study with the Department of Pacific Affairs work under the guidance of some of the world’s leading experts on the Pacific. You will have access to cutting edge...

Dr. Tristan Moss with Major General Michael Jeffery (picture on the left) and Dr. Moss talking at the event (picture on the right)

Dr Tristan Moss's book launched by Major General Michael Jeffery

1 November 2017

Former Governor General, Major General Michael Jeffery, has launched Dr Tristan Moss’s book Guarding the Periphery: the Australian Army in Papua New Guinea, 1951 – 1975. The book explores the long...

Pacific Research Program launch with Julie Bishop

Minister for Foreign Affairs launches the Pacific Research Program

24 October 2017

On Tuesday 24 October the Minister for Foreign Affairs, the Hon Julie Bishop MP, launched the Pacific Research Program. The PRP is a consortium led by the State, Society and Governance in Melanesia...

Peter Greste

Widening definitions of terrorism threaten press freedom, warns Peter Greste

18 October 2017

By CAP student correspondent Diana Tung Journalist Peter Greste has spoken out against limitations to journalistic freedoms imposed by new anti-terror laws during a recent event at The Australian...

Deborah receiving the award (with Air Vice Marshal Roxley McLennan (Retd), who presented the award on the right, and USI President, Major General Mike Crane (Retd) on the left).

SDSC PhD candidate Deborah Jeppesen awarded the Royal United Services Institute of Australia Leo Mahoney Bursary

3 October 2017

Deborah Jeppesen, who is undertaking her PhD at SDSC under Dr. Aurore Chow, has been awarded the Royal United Services Institute of Australia Leo Mahoney Bursary. The award was made on the basis of...

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Why ISIS is so good at branding its failures as successes

20 September 2017

When you think about terrorist attacks the way the Islamic State does, even blatant technical failure can become strategic success. It’s all about how shrewdly you brand an attack after the fact—and...

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