Entries by Fiona Considine

Apple Podcasts Preview | S6E12 – RAN Amphibious Operations In WWII | Australian Naval History Podcast | Professor Peter Dean, Petar Djokovic & Vice Admiral Peter Jones

Miesje de Vogel and her expert panel of Professor Peter Dean, Petar Djokovic & Vice Admiral Peter Jones discuss the series of amphibious operations the RAN took part in during World War II. Produced by the Naval Studies Group & the Creative Media Unit at the University of NSW (Canberra) in conjunction with the Australian […]

Fighting Australia’s Cold War | The Nexus of Strategy and Operations in a Multipolar Asia, 1945–1965 | Professor Peter Dean & Dr Tristan Moss

In the first two decades of the Cold War, Australia fought in three conflicts and prepared to fight in a possible wider conflagration in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. In Korea, Malaya and Borneo, Australian forces encountered new types of warfare, integrated new equipment and ideas, and were part of the longest continual overseas deployments […]

La Trobe Asia | The AUKUS Deal: Regional Security in the Indo-Pacific

Panel: • Dr Anna Powles, Senior Lecturer in Security Studies at Massey University, New Zealand • Associate Professor Maria Rost Rublee, Politics and International Relations, Monash University • Professor Peter Dean, Director, Defence and Security Institute, University of Western Australia • Natalie Sambhi, Executive Director, Verve Research

Centre for Economic Policy Research | Debating defence budgets: Why military purchasing power parity matters with Professor Peter Robertson

US military spending is said to be greater than the next 11 countries combined. However, the conventional use of market exchange rates to compare across countries dramatically overstates US spending relative to other countries. This column introduces a military purchasing power parity exchange rate for 59 countries based on the relative unit cost ratio across […]