Report

How the geopolitical partnership between China and Russia threatens the West

This paper examines Russian and Chinese concepts of great-power war in the 21st century, their views of the West and its military capabilities, and what risks they might both take to regain lost territories.
Report

North of 26 degrees south and the security of Australia

This resource presents a series of articles, by a range of trusted and up and coming authors, exploring the continued importance of Northern Australia to national security and defence strategy.
Discussion paper

Why Australia needs a radically new defence policy

In this Centre of Gravity paper, three of Australia’s leading strategists and defence practitioners from the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Emeritus Professor Paul Dibb, Honorary Professor Richard Brabin-Smith, and Honorary Professor Brendan Sargeant, make the case for bold, new strategic thinking and imagination in...
Article

New security reality demands new Australian policy

Australia’s international security outlook is starting to look very threatening. The White House is undermining the international order, has started a trade war with China and the EU, and is threatening the unity of NATO. At the same time, China and Russia are becoming increasingly...
Report

Australia's management of strategic risk in the new era

Australia’s strategic outlook is deteriorating and, for the first time since World War II, we face an increased prospect of threat from a major power. This means that a major change in Australia’s approach to the management of strategic risk is needed.