National Security College (ANU)


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Briefing paper

13 Nov 2017

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a blueprint for a China-centric order in the Indo-Pacific. Australia requires policy flexibility to successfully navigate the regional changes caused by China’s gamble on BRI.

Discussion paper

30 Aug 2017

Based on a consultative workshop held in Canberra on 3 August 2017, this paper offers options for the Australian government to help reduce the threat posed by Islamic State aligned groups in the Philippines.

Briefing paper

20 Aug 2017

This paper argues that Australia should focus on the institutions and fora best placed to make and enforce global economic and financial rules, and that the G20 is currently the best option.

Briefing paper

8 Aug 2017

An interdisciplinary exercise generated three overarching policy recommendations to improve cyber security in Australia: create and enforce technology security standards, craft international agreements to address cyber security challenges, and improve risk awareness to keep users safe online.

Briefing paper

7 Aug 2017

The ‘Canberra knows best’ approach does not work across the full range of national security issues.

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