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Former US Director of National Intelligence Jim Clapper to join ANU National Security College
Former US Director of National Intelligence Jim Clapper to join ANU National Security College

Former US Director of National Intelligence Jim Clapper to join ANU National Security College

One of the world’s most respected figures in intelligence and security will join The Australian National University (ANU) as visiting Vice-Chancellor’s Distinguished Professor.

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Women and National Security Conference
Women and National Security Conference

Women and National Security Conference

The College is proud to lead debate in the field with this important, high level event which will put gender front and centre in the development and implementation of security and foreign policy. Register now for 4-5 April.

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Women and security
Women and security

Women and security

Conference convenor Marina Tsirbas expains how this inaugural event will put gender front and centre of security, defence and foreign policy.

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The future of the US alliance
The future of the US alliance

The future of the US alliance

NSC Visiting Fellow Sir Angus Houston and Head of College Rory Medcalf explore this critically important issue in the Australian Financial Review ahead of a joint appearance at the National Press Club.

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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 Trump call
The Trump call

The Trump call

Senior College academics have provided comment to major American media outlets on the implications of the leaked telephone conversation between Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and President Donald Trump for Australia-US relations.

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New publication! College launches inaugural Policy Options Paper
New publication! College launches inaugural Policy Options Paper

New publication! College launches inaugural Policy Options Paper

The Trump Presidency and Australia’s security: don’t panic, don’t relax is the first in our new policy options paper series. They will offer short, evidence-based and forward-looking insights on topical security, foreign affairs and geostrategic issues facing Australia.

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The College

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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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