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2012

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29
Nov
2012
Michele Flournoy

Ms. Michèle Flournoy
Defence priorities for the new US administration: Implications for the balance of power in the Asia Pacific

Michèle Flournoy will discuss how the next US administration is likely to define its national security strategy and what this will mean for US policy and presence in the Asia Pacific.
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24
Oct
2012
Christian Enemark

Associate Professor Dr Christian Enemark
Biosecurity dilemmas: dreaded germs, global health and scientific freedom

Associate Professor Dr Christian Enemark considers dilemmas that arise when the protection of human health is placed on security policy agendas.
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09
Aug
2012
Admiral (Retired) Dennis C Blair

Admiral (Retired) Dennis C Blair
Development of a Coherent US Strategy for the Future - Obstacles to Overcome

Admiral (Retired) Dennis C Blair addresses important questions about the future of US strategy, its priorities and challenges in implementing them.
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30
May
2012
Bret Walker SC

Mr Brett Walker SC
The National Security Legislation Monitor

The Monitor is charged with reviewing the operation, effectiveness and implications of Australia’s counter-terrorism and national security legislation on an ongoing basis.
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15
May
2012
Dr Rod Lyon, Dr Mark Thomson & Professor Peter Leahy
The 2013 Defence White Paper: Key issues and challenges
This seminar seeks to provide an early contribution concerning the major issues and challenges that Australian policy makers will need to consider in preparing the next Defence White Paper.
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03
May
2012
The Honourable Janet Napolitano
The Honourable Janet Napolitano
Security, privacy and strong international partnerships
This lecture discusses the evolving security challenges faced by the U.S., Australia, and their international partners, and the need for a cooperative approach to meeting these challenges.
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29
Mar
2012
Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman
Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman
US grand strategy: The significance of the switch to the Asia-Pacific
This lecture addresses the question of how far the US is prepared to take the balancing role and the degree to which it will be able to abandon the "interventionist" role.
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06
Mar
2012
Ms Annmaree O’Keeffe AM, Mr Sean Dorney & Dr Ron May
Papua New Guinea: Where to now?
This lecture examines the background to recent political events, and identifies possible implications for Papua New Guinea and Australia.
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