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Australian Strategic Policy Institute

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Australian Strategic Policy Institute

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02 Nov 2017

While much public attention has been given to the acquisition of Australia’s new submarines and frigates, the acquisition of offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) to replace the Armidale-class patrol boats under Project SEA 1180 has attracted much less scrutiny or comment. It deserves more.

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24 Oct 2017

By its very nature, any treatment of irregular migration, asylum seekers, human trafficking and people smuggling is highly controversial. To avoid unnecessary controversy, this report focuses on the organisation and business models of the globe’s people-smuggling organisations, but the authors...

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15 Oct 2017

Strategic risk is a grey area in which governments need to make critical assessments of capability, motive and intent. Over recent decades, judgements in this area have relied heavily on the conclusion that the capabilities required for a serious assault on Australia simply did...

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13 Oct 2017

Australia is expected to be elected to the UN Human Rights Council for the first time on Monday 16 October in New York.

It’s a significant candidacy—we have the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the work of the pre-eminent inter-governmental body overseeing the protection and...

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07 Sep 2017

The articles reprinted in this report give a range of perspectives on the recent Australian Intelligence Community (AIC) review and its recommendations.

The articles in this report suggest that changes recommended by the review would change the...

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24 Aug 2017

The intent of this report is to examine approaches to ensuring Australia’s energy sources are resilient.

It discusses Australia’s energy continuity needs from a complex system-of-systems perspective and details several systemic vulnerabilities that contribute to potential gaps in the...

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24 Aug 2017

After half a century of almost uninterrupted economic growth, we have largely forgotten to factor in the potential impact of sustained economic weakness when analysing geopolitical risk.

Global economic growth has slowed substantially since the heady days before the financial crisis of...

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17 Aug 2017

This paper highlights some of China’s interests and activities in the Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT), which include undeclared military activities and mineral exploration.

Such activity may be at odds with Australia’s strategic interests and potentially breach international law....

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03 Aug 2017

This report provides a high-level analysis of how big data capabilities can be used and managed by Australia’s national security community.

The associated resource, ‘Big Data in National Security - online resource’, provides policy makers and the public with a detailed...

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03 Aug 2017

There are gaps in Australia’s emergency management legislation. The states and territories have extensive and comprehensive emergency management legislation, but the provisions dealing with local government range from almost non-existent (in New South Wales) to significant (in Queensland)...

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02 Jun 2016

A discussion that focused on topics that ranged from the role of government and the private sector in combating terrorism and transnational organised crime to infrastructure development and professional services.

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The second Australia–Africa...

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18 Dec 2014

Presents competing views about Australia’s place in the world and the role it should have on the international stage.

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Nothing fans the flames of a debate on The Strategist quite like a post that makes assertions about Australia’s place in the world and the...

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22 Feb 2007

Improving Defence Management is the first major external review of Defence in almost a decade. As such, it represents a rare opportunity to bring in outside perspectives to improve the performance of the organisation. There is much at stake. Not only does Defence spend almost $20 billion of...

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16 Dec 2005

India matters to Australia, strategically, economically and diplomatically. At the fourth Australia–India Security Roundtable, held in Canberra in April 2005, fourteen strategic analysts from both countries met to discuss a range of important issues vital to each country's defence and security...

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07 Jun 2005

This report gives interested readers greater access to the complex workings of the Australian defence fudget and promotes informed debate on defence budget issues. A summary is available online.

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