Abe visit to Australia raises Chinese antenna

Closer ties could have China on edge, warns expert.

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Bad film review unlikely to flame war

When North Korea threatens to unleash a 'merciless response' over a film that pokes fun at its regime, is it likely to keep its word?

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Keep it simple

For leading defence thinker and Asia and the Pacific Policy Society fellow Hugh White AO, good policy comes from good ideas.

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Queen’s honours for leading defence thinkers

Des Ball and Hugh White win Orders of Australia for contribution to the nation.

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Professor Des Ball. Photo by Bob Cooper.

 

The ANU Strategic & Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) is Australia’s oldest, largest and highest ranking academic institute for strategic studies research, education and commentary. Our focus is on understanding the complexity of Asia’s strategic environment, Australia’s place in it, and the utility and application of armed force in international affairs.

 

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Agenda: Global Response to MH17

ANU's Dr John Blaxland discusses the possible global implications of the MH17 disaster.

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Analysis: Will Australia ban Putin from the G20?

Among the sanctions now discussed against Russia - is the possibility of Australia barring Presid

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Putin's hand is all over the MH17 catastrophe

TRUE to form, President Vladi­mir Putin is resorting to lying about Russia’s involvement in the
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Video

In this talk, Professor Paul Dibb examines what are the risks of war between China and the US. He analyses potential crises over North Korea, Taiwan and in the East and South China Seas. Dibb concludes with a discussion about the rise of China and the decline of America and what this means for Australia's defence policy.

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With an Asia transformed by the rise of China and India, and a world preoccupied with security issues, the current century has been defined by global strategic challenges. At the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, you can acquire the analytical frameworks you need to understand the complexity of this contemporary strategic environment, and Australia's place in it.

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