Options for safeguarding undersea critical infrastructure: Australia and Indo-Pacific submarine cables

As the critical infrastructure which enables global telecommunications, submarine cables form the backbone of how we...

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Putin’s Ukraine invasion and its Indo-Pacific impact: what it means for Taiwan and China

This paper is based on a virtual lecture delivered on 22 March 2022 by Professor Nobukatsu Kanehara of Doshisha...

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A Regrettable Necessity: The Future of Australian Covert Action

In this Occasional Paper, Dr William A. Stoltz deeply analyses the most unexamined component of Australia’s...

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National Security Election Snapshot: Domestic Security

National security has been prominent in Australia’s 2022 Federal Election campaign. This document is part of a...

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Search the back catalogue of publications by NSC researchers, policy analysts and visiting experts. Publication topics range from the development of national security policy and strategy to cyber security, state relations in the Indo-Pacific and various sources of regional instability.

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All research conducted by the National Security College has a strong focus on policy implications and recommendations to policy makers. Our unique Policy Options Papers series offers short, evidence-based and forward-looking insights for policy makers on topical security, foreign affairs and geostrategic issues facing Australia and the Indo-Pacific region.

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Our active academic team publishes widely and, through a competitive research award process, commissions scholars to conduct research on important, topical national security issues affecting Australia, the region and the world.

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