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Removal of Putin from power only way to end Ukraine horror

9 March 2022

Russia’s war with Ukraine has not gone as well as expected. Most Western experts predicted that Russia’s reformed and modernised military would swiftly overrun the Ukrainian armed forces. The...

Rethink needed on Russia-Ukraine war and “wicked problems” of 21st century

8 March 2022

The current war between Ukraine and Russia demonstrates the failings of governments to embrace strategy and statecraft, according to experts at The Australian National University (ANU). Professor...

Getting inside the mind of Vladimir Putin

14 February 2022

The danger of war between Russia and Ukraine is hotting up. Despite endless talks with Western leaders and their senior officials, Vladimir Putin continues a massive build-up of Russia’s military...

Tributes flow for defence leader

14 February 2022

The ANU community is mourning the loss of one of its leading strategic studies and defence thinkers, Professor Brendan Sargeant, who died suddenly over the weekend in a swimming accident. Professor...

VIEW OF NOMUKA, TONGA, COVERED IN ASH FROM THE VOLCANO. Photo: New Zealand Defence Force

“Deep concern” for cut off Tonga

18 January 2022

Two Tongan academics at The Australian National University (ANU) say panic and a lack of clear information are hampering search and rescue efforts in the wake of the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga...

Brazen Putin tests divided West over Ukraine

17 January 2022

Vladimir Putin’s talks with Joe Biden, followed by Russian diplomatic discussions with the US, NATO and the Commission on Security and Co-operation in Europe in Europe last week, have produced no...

FPO Symposium picture - Woven bags from the Pacific (Vanuatu and PNG)

Event next week - Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region

1 December 2021

On 9 December 2021, the Australian National University and the Pacific Community (SPC) are hosting an online symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region from 9am-5pm Canberra time....

One of four ANU experts attending COP26, Dr Virginia Marshall is the inaugural Indigenous Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Regulation and Global Governance and the Fenner School of Environment and Society. Photo: Jamie Kidston?ANU

Pacific nations can’t be left behind at COP26

29 October 2021

Experts from The Australian National University (ANU) warn Pacific nations are at risk of being left behind in global climate negotiations if they aren’t a focus of the upcoming COP26 summit....

A Korean-Australian Scholar of Australia-Korea Relations

15 October 2021

Dr Peter K. Lee reflects on his PhD journey with the Bell School’s Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) at the Australian National University. As two of the region’s leading ‘middle powers’,...

Timeline of the passing of domestic violence and family protection legislation in the Pacific. Image: The Pacific Community (SPC)

Symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region - Call for expressions of interest

5 October 2021

The Australian National University, in conjunction with the Pacific Community (SPC), is planning to convene a virtual symposium on family protection orders in the Pacific region on 9 December 2021....

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