Armed Forces

Report

27 Aug 2018

Human Rights Council resolution 34/22 established the independent international fact-finding mission on Myanmar (the Mission). The President of the Council appointed Marzuki Darusman (Indonesia) as chairperson and Radhika Coomaraswamy (Sri Lanka) and Christopher Sidoti (Australia) as members. A secretariat was recruited by the Office of...

Working paper

12 Jun 2018

This paper outlines the functions of modern universities and militaries before delving into the issues arising for academics seeking to undertake research into military matters.

Report

18 Apr 2018

This paper argues that the apparent optimism surrounding the ‘season of summitry’ on the Korean Peninsula should be tempered by the fact that there are potential risks attached to engaging the North Korean leadership without preconditions

Journal article

20 Mar 2018

This article examines Australia’s energy security, particularly in relation to petroleum supply, and its impact on the ADF.

Report

13 Mar 2018

Scholars and policy experts debate Australian participation in the ‘Australia-India-Japan-United States consultations on the Indo-Pacific’ - known universally as the ‘Quad’.

Report

21 Feb 2018

With the strategic balance teetering in the Asia–Pacific, a more cold-hearted assessment of the Australia – New Zealand alliance is needed.

Report

20 Feb 2018

The quadrilateral dialogue, an informal gathering between officials from the United States, Japan, India and Australia, has been revived after a decade-long hiatus. In order for the Quad 2.0 to be successful, it must concentrate on conrete, focused and tangible areas of cooperation that will...

Report

23 Jan 2018

The objective of this report is to provide the Auditor‐General’s independent assurance over the status of the selected Major Projects carried out by the Department of Defence.

Journal article

5 Dec 2017

Singapore-China relations have deteriorated since 2010, due to Singapore’s position over the disputed South China Sea and its support for the United States’ strategy of ‘rebalancing’.

Report

22 Nov 2017

This paper looks at the impacts that emerging quantum technologies might have on defence.

Discussion paper

16 Nov 2017

Rodger Shanahan and John Blaxland argue about whether Australia should maintain military operations in the Arabian Peninsula or focus on threats closer to home.

Book

9 Nov 2017

The domestic legal authority cited for Australian Defence Force operations is the often poorly understood concept of executive power, which is power that derives from executive and not parliamentary authority. This book seeks to find the limits to the exercise of this extraordinary power.

Report

5 Nov 2017

Provides a roadmap to scholars seeking to understand shifting Thai policies and for policymakers seeking to maintain a strong footing for the U.S.-Thailand alliance during a time of strategic flux.

Report

2 Nov 2017

The acquisition of offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) to replace the Australian Navy's Armidale-class patrol boats under Project SEA 1180 has attracted little scrutiny or comment. It deserves more.

Report

5 Oct 2017

This paper argues that plans for a Sovereign Defence Industry must not be a catch-all list of defence industry we want to maintain for a variety of legitimate reasons, but should comprise that industry support required in country for defending Australia in the most challenging...

Report

5 Oct 2017

This paper explores how the links between economic and security considerations are intensifying in Asia.

Discussion paper

18 Sep 2017

The study draws on a number of computerised databases to chart the ebb and flow of the maritime campaign in the Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation from 1963 to 1966 through the quantitative analysis of Operations Research.

Presentation

9 Sep 2017

India's Act East policy reinforces regional integration, security and prosperity, but it isn't sufficient to address the emerging security challenges in the region.

Report

5 Sep 2017

This article describes how the unique partnership between the Army and the Australian Human Rights Commission was forged, and outlines the emerging themes across the combat brigades.

Journal article

28 Aug 2017

This article traces the intellectual history and contemporary usage of the concept of grand strategy to identify the phenomenon or object to which the concept refers.

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