Publications

The Western powers and the development of regional cooperation in Southeast Asia: the international dimension, 1945–67

Author(s): Thompson, S
Date of publication: 2011
Publication type: Research

The creation of formal regional cooperation in Southeast Asia is generally attributed to initiatives that came from countries in the region. In particular, the creation of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was a direct result of the Malaysian–Indonesian talks that ended...

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Security Challenges , Changing Myanmar: International Diplomacy and the Futility of Isolation

Author(s): Roberts, C
Date of publication: 2011
Publication type: Research

This article examines the evolution of foreign relations with Myanmar. Due to increased trade with Myanmar and a rise in its strategic importance for countries such as China and India, attempts to enforce change through isolation have become increasingly futile. Despite...

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Consolidating the Foundations of its Future?

Author(s): Roberts, C
Date of publication: 2011
Publication type: Research

Political stability in Brunei Darussalam — the abode of peace — is built on oil wealth and Brunei’s citizens subsequently enjoy some of the best standards of living in Asia. This fortuitous state of affairs is reinforced by a small population of just 402,000 — two thirds of whom are ethnic Malays....

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Australia and the East Timor Crisis of 1999

Author(s): Connery, D
Date of publication: 2010
Publication type: Research

East Timor’s violent transition to independence, which began early in 1999, presented the Australian Government with a significant foreign policy crisis. This crisis was not sudden, totally unexpected or ultimately threatening to Australia’s survival. But the crisis consumed the attention of...

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A Free and Open Indo-Pacific: Towards a Shared Strategy

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Publication type: Conference publication

A Free and Open Indo-Pacific: Towards a Shared Strategy Program for conference participants

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Enemies of the State: Proscription Powers and Their Use in the U.K.

Author(s): Legrand, T. Jarvis, L.
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Publication type: Research

This article assesses the use of proscription powers as a tool for countering terrorism, using the United Kingdom as a case study. The article begins with a brief overview of the United Kingdom’s current proscription regime. It then situates this in historical context, noting the significant recent...

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2020 Executive and Professional Development Calendar

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2020 is NSC’s 10th anniversary, and we have increased our course offerings to meet the demands of our community. New offerings include: understanding India: a complex strategic player a three-day, essential national security insights program for SES legal literacy, particularly as it applies to...

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Undersea Deterrence Debate Article Series

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How will new technologies and potential risks relating to undersea warfare and nuclear deterrence in the Indo-Pacific evolve over a 20-year timeframe? Following publication of the 2020 edited volume The Future of the Undersea Deterrent: A Global Survey, this article series consists of selected...

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A Free and Open Indo-Pacific: Towards a Shared Strategy

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Publication type: Event outputs

This program is for participants attending the Free and Open Indo-Pacific: Towards a Shared Strategy

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