Strategic partnerships: Helping or hindering security?

Strategic partnerships are more flexible and potentially less destabilizing for Asian security than formal alliances. Yet, as David Envall and Ian Hall ask, does such flexibility come with a cost?

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New Mandala turns 10

ANU symposium to mark decade of success.

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Nicholas Farrelly with Andrew Walker

The morning after: Australia, Japan, and the submarine deal that wasn't

Australia and Japan have allowed their aspirational hopes for a strategic relationship to get ahead of reality, argue Nick Bisley and David Envall

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Climate Change Negotiation Workshop for Pacific Islands Women

Climate Change Negotiation Workshop for Pacific Islands Women launched by Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Deputy Secretary-General, Andie Fong Toy

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Departments & Projects

hedley bull building

The Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs at The Australian National University houses the world’s foremost collection of experts working on the international, political, societal, and strategic affairs of Asia and the Pacific.

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ips students

Experience world-class education through our graduate programs in diplomacy, international relations, strategic studies and military studies. We also offer a range of undergraduate courses on the politics and societies of Asia and the Pacific.




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