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Security Challenges

The laws of war and rules-based order

The primacy of law in the making of strategy is raising fundamental questions about the utility of war and its acceptability as a tool of statecraft.

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Security Challenges

The Ukraine War: Three Lessons for Australia

Australia must find lessons where it can, and on close examination it appears that the Ukraine War has much to teach.

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Security Challenges

Security Challenges is an Indo-Pacific focused peer reviewed research and high-quality commentary on security across its many policy and geographical domains.

Professor Michael Rainsborough, Professor of Strategic Theory at the Australian War College and Deakin University is Chair of the editorial group.

Future Strategic Leaders

Early-career professionals from Government, the military, police and intelligence agencies, and industry are selected into a program that provides opportunities for individual development, and contribution to the work of the Institute.

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We promote the peace, stability and prosperity of the peoples of the Indo-Pacific region through policy research, policy advice and advocacy, international dialogues, and the professional development of policy-makers.

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