SDSC experts discuss Australia's submarine announcement

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced that French company DCNS has been chosen as preferred partner for Australia's next fleet of submarines ahead of competitors from Germany and Japan.

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Young Koreans reject unification of North and South

A new book on Korean nationalism has found young South Koreans are rejecting the future unification of North and South Korea.

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ANU ranked number one in Australia for politics and international studies

The latest world subject rankings have strengthened the ANU position as among the best universities of the world and the top university in Australia.

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SDSC Scholars Offer Insight and Analysis on the 2016 Defence White Paper

With the launch of the new and heavily anticipated 2016 Defence White Paper, Australia has joined the Asia-Pacific arms race – allocating up to $19 billion for weaponry and military forces. Experts from SDSC offer their key insight and analysis of the Paper.

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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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Apr
2016

Submarines decision ultimately shows the merits of partisan debate on defence

Contrary to conventional wisdom, the

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15
Mar
2016

If we strike a deal with Japan, we're buying more than submarines

Asian power politics must be factored into any defence contract decisions, writes Hugh White.

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08
Mar
2016

After the Defence White Paper, it's time we talked about war with China

After the Defence White Paper, it's time we talked about war with China, writes Hugh White.

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