Peter Leahy

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10 Nov 2014

Few defence topics have been as prominent or invested with as much optimism in recent years as defence diplomacy. This paper has been created to explore the issue and help guide policymakers.


Few Defence topics have been as prominent or invested...


21 Oct 2014

This report argues that Australia is involved in the early stages of a conflict that may last for the rest of the century. It considers possible solutions, approaches that could be used, and what Australia should do.


Australia is involved in...


29 Jul 2010

Former Australian Chief of Army Peter Leahy argues that Australia needs greater civilian engagement if it is to have a chance of prevailing in counter-insurgency warfare.

His recommendations include parliamentary ratification of military deployments and a reset of military-media relations, including the appointment of...

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