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Alan Dupont

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Commentary

2 Sep 2017

The real prospect of conflict between North Korea and the US and its allies underscores the recent deterioration in Australia’s security environment, writes Alan Dupont.

Research report

1 May 2017

Executive summary

What is the problem?

Donald Trump’s election as US president is accelerating a profound global transformation that has huge consequences for Australia. Unlike his predecessors, Trump is less willing to defend the liberal international order that has been of...

Research report

13 Mar 2015

This report argues that successive Australian governments have failed to define an effective national defence strategy.

Executive summary Australia’s inability to clearly and succinctly define its defence strategy is a perennial failing that will have serious policy and operational consequences if not addressed....

Journal article

12 Mar 2014

This article argues that Beijing is using its fishing and paramilitary fleets for geopolitical purposes by pursuing a strategy of “fish, protect, contest, and occupy”, designed to reinforce its sovereignty and resource claims over contested islands in the Western Pacific and coerce other claimants into...

Research report

29 Mar 2012

This policy brief argues that the Australian Defence Force requires re-evaluation of its goals, strategy, structure, and resources as it transitions from the Afghanistan conflict.

In this brief, Alan Dupont warns against repeating the mistakes of the post-Vietnam era when Australia was left with...

Audio program

25 May 2009

Is the Rudd Government's new Defence White Paper more of the same or a significant departure from the previous strategic orthodoxy?

More importantly, is it affordable, and will future governments commit to the level of spending necessary to ensure that the White Paper's ambitious...

Research report

3 Oct 2006

Alan Dupont and Graeme Pearman canvass the international security consequences of climate change especially for Australia's Asia-Pacific neighbourhood.

Their paper examines the implications of temperature increases and sea level rise for food, water, energy, infectious diseases, natural disasters and environmental refugees and asks whether...

Video lecture/presentation

Is the Rudd Government's new Defence White Paper more of the same or a significant departure from the previous strategic orthodoxy? More importantly, is it affordable, and will future governments commit to the level of spending necessary to ensure that the White Paper's ambitious goals...

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