Integrated Asia: Australia’s Dangerous New Strategic Geography

Globalization and major power rivalry are creating a China-centric integrated Asian strategic system, drawing together the once-discrete theatres of Northeast, Southeast, South and Central Asia.

Launch Event: New report on US-China strategic competition in Southeast Asia with Bates Gill, Evelyn Goh and Chin-Hao Huang

Join us at the Australian National University’s Strategic and Defence Studies Centre in Canberra for a special briefing on the United States Studies Centre’s new report, Dynamics of US-China-Southeast Asia Relations. The study marks the culmination of a two-year project, Emerging US Security Partnerships in Southeast Asia, funded by the MacArthur Foundation.

SDSC students help inform the 2016 Defence White Paper

SDSC students' community consultation submission encouraging a dedicated capability for search and rescue, has found its way into the 2016 Defence White Paper.

Emerging U.S. Security Partnerships in Southeast Asia

The Centre for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) recently hosted a panel discussion in Washington DC

11th CSCAP General Conference

14 Dec 2017

The 11th CSCAP General Conference will be held in on 14 and 15 December 2017 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. The theme of the conference will be: Towards a peaceful transformation of regional order in the Asia Pacific.

The General Conference will follow the 48th CSCAP Steering Committee Meeting to be held on 13 December.

Neck ties, Victoria Beckham and ice cream: ANU pays tribute to Des Ball

Professor Ball, who was one of Australia’s most influential and respected defence and strategic policy experts, died in October after suffering from a long illness.

Greg Moriarty’s role with Turnbull ‘will be widely welcomed’

Master of Strategic Studies alumni Greg Moriarty has been appointed Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull personal foreign affairs adviser.

21st Century Trilateral Maritime Cooperation Conference

The Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, ANU Strategic & Defence Studies Centre, and the JMSDF Command and Staff College are jointly hosting a conference on 21st Century Trilateral Maritime Cooperation. The conference will address issues such as the geopolitical objectives, interests and activities in the maritime domain; scientific and enforcement aspects of civilian maritime activities; and military maritime activities.

The battle that never was: Mouquet farm 1916

Following the capture of the village of Pozières the men of the 1st Anzac Corps embarked on a series of operations to capture the next major obstacle to th

SDSC students help inform the 2016 Defence White Paper

A submission by students encouraging a dedicated capability for search and rescue has found its way into the 2016 Defence White Paper.


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