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The future of Australia’s American alliance: James R. Clapper in conversation with Kim Beazley
The future of Australia’s American alliance: James R. Clapper in conversation with Kim Beazley

The future of Australia’s American alliance: James R. Clapper in conversation with Kim Beazley

Join former U.S. Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper and former Australian Ambassador to the United States Kim Beazley as they hold a frank and open discussion on the future of the alliance at the ANU on 13 June.

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Insights from Obama's intelligence chief
Insights from Obama's intelligence chief

Insights from Obama's intelligence chief

James R Clapper, the ANU Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor soon to be resident at the NSC, will deliver an address on global security at the Sydney Opera House on 25 June.

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Videos released: Women and National Security Conference
Videos released: Women and National Security Conference

Videos released: Women and National Security Conference

The conference brought together participants from the breadth of the national security community in government, private sector, academia, the diplomatic corps and NGOs.

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Chinese money and Australia's security
Chinese money and Australia's security

Chinese money and Australia's security

The College's second policy options paper assesses whether China does, or could, exercise economic leverage in Australia as part of its foreign policy.

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China doesn't hold the economic leverage over Australia that most people think
China doesn't hold the economic leverage over Australia that most people think

China doesn't hold the economic leverage over Australia that most people think

The just-concluded visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang is a reminder that Australia will face frequent future choices about how we relate to China.

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Videos available: Australia-Japan-US cooperation conference
Videos available: Australia-Japan-US cooperation conference

Videos available: Australia-Japan-US cooperation conference

This conference featured top speakers and regional security experts discussing the challenges and opportunities facing the two key Indo-Pacific alliances.

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The National Security College is a specialist graduate centre for national security study, research and outreach. We offer executive and professional development courses, graduate and doctoral studies that address security challenges, strategy planning and policy implementation facing Australia, the region and the world.

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News & Events


We regularly invite speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds to present on key issues in national and international security. These public seminars are also filmed and available as vodcasts. Click below for the latest National Security College news, events, publications and media.

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