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Paul Dibb

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Australian National University

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Research report

30 Jun 2017

The West is in deep trouble. As a geopolitical entity, a model of economic success, a cultural and moral ideal, and as a superior form of governance the West seems to have lost its way. The leadership of the free world by the United States is now fraught with uncertainty. In America, and much of...

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29 Jun 2016

This paper analyses Russia’s geopolitical ambitions, its military modernisation, the threat it poses to the international order, and how the West should respond.

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Almost a quarter of a century after the demise of the USSR, Russia is back on the world stage...

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31 May 2016

This is a collection of essays in honour of eminent Professor Robert O’Neill. Each chapter was written by prominent academics and practitioners who have had a professional connection with Professor O’Neill during his long and distinguished career. The overarching themes running throughout the...

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19 Nov 2014

With the Defence White Paper due for release in 2015, this paper argues the government should bear in mind that planning for an era of Chinese dominance in the region - or even its emergence as an American strategic peer in Asia - would be premature if not improbable.

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27 Jun 2014

This paper analyses the reasons why President Putin decided to invade Ukraine and annex Crimea, the implications of this for Russia’s return as a major power, and the broader geopolitical policy implications.

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10 Oct 2013

Thirty years ago, the Soviet Union and the United States stood on the brink of nuclear war. The Communist Party leadership in Moscow was convinced that Washington was about to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike, which would require a massive nuclear response.

Like most disasters, this...

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10 Dec 2012

This paper examines the principal policy issues, both military and non-military, surrounding the decisions to be made about Australia's future submarine capability.

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The paper starts with a description of Australia's strategic outlook and its implications for our...

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01 Dec 2012

This article examines the strategic importance of the inner arc to the evolution of Australia’s defence policy and how it has been perceived both as threat and opportunity. It analyses the classified strategic guidance from the 1950s to the mid-1970s and the...

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Research report

18 Jul 2007

Ballistic missile defence is becoming a source of tension in international security affairs. Paul Dibb discusses how it is affecting relations between China, Russia, the United States.

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15 May 2003

In this inaugural Melbourne Asia Policy Paper, Professor Paul Dibb of Australian National Unversity (ANU) examines the pros and cons of Australia's close alliance with the United States and its impact on our Asian relations. The Melbourne Asia Policy Papers aim to strengthen Australia's...

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