Australia's Defence Strategy: Evaluating Alternatives for a by Adam Lockyer

By Adam Lockyer

How may we all know an exceptional defence method if we observed one? The Asian Century is tough a number of the conventional assumptions on the center of Australian defence coverage and method. Defence students have risen to the problem of those transformational instances and feature jointly produced a smorgasbord of possible choices for policy-makers. the matter is that those strategies all aspect in very diverse instructions. How may still we evaluation those ideas? Adam Lockyer tackles this query and develops a unique conceptual framework for comparing defence thoughts. by means of doing so, this booklet breaks new theoretical flooring and makes an incredible contribution to our figuring out of technique mostly and defence procedure specifically. Lockyer then applies this analytical software to the top arguments in Australia’s defence debate and reveals that there's nonetheless significant paintings to be performed. Lockyer concludes through featuring a brand new Australian defence process for a contested Asia that might move the try out for a ‘good’ defence procedure. the result's crucial analyzing for someone drawn to technique or the way forward for Australian defence policy.

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