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Public seminar: US foreign policy under the next presidency
Public seminar: US foreign policy under the next presidency

Public seminar: US foreign policy under the next presidency

In this public seminar, Richard Fontaine from the Centre for a New American Security will provide his views on how either a Democratic or Republican administration will tackle the foreign policy challenges of the post-Obama United States. Register now for 8 August.

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Ruling over China’s arbitrary actions
Ruling over China’s arbitrary actions

Ruling over China’s arbitrary actions

The NSC’s Marina Tsirbas, Derek Lundy and Rory Medcalf discuss various aspects of Chinese assertiveness in the South China Sea and the recent international tribunal ruling on some of the disputes.

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Brexit: political and security implications
Brexit: political and security implications

Brexit: political and security implications

European affairs specialists attempted to make sense of the Brexit referendum decision at a recent forum jointly organised by the ANU National Security College and the ANU Centre for European Studies.

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Roundtable with Dr Gregory Treverton, Chairman of the United States’ National Intelligence Council
Roundtable with Dr Gregory Treverton, Chairman of the United States’ National Intelligence Council

Roundtable with Dr Gregory Treverton, Chairman of the United States’ National Intelligence Council

On Wednesday 22 June, the NSC hosted the Chairman of the United States’ National Intelligence Council, Dr Gregory Treverton, for an exclusive discussion on future global trends and the strategic outlook for the US and Australia.

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Attempted coup a win win win for Erdogan
Attempted coup a win win win for Erdogan

Attempted coup a win win win for Erdogan

It is hard to imagine a better short-term outcome for the president from Turkey’s aborted coup, writes Wayne McLean in The Interpreter.

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Young Indian MPs discuss bilateral ties
Young Indian MPs discuss bilateral ties

Young Indian MPs discuss bilateral ties

Recently the National Security College was pleased to host a delegation of emerging Indian political leaders to discuss the Australia-India bilateral relationship, defence policy and strategic perspectives on the Indo-Pacific region.

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Australia well-poised for cyberspace opportunities
Australia well-poised for cyberspace opportunities

Australia well-poised for cyberspace opportunities

Michelle Price argues that failing to engage with the breadth and depth of cybersecurity will have impacts for economic growth, social prosperity and national security, in this article for Policy Forum.

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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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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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Updated:  15 April 2015/ Responsible Officer:  Head of College, National Security College/ Page Contact:  Web administrator, National Security College