Articles by: "Anthony Bergin"
Defence and liquid transport fuel resilience

Diversifying choice of fuel supplies can have a real impact on naval operational capacity, in addition to managing the costs sustaining capability. This month there’s been lots of naval talk about alternative fuels when the …

Ocean observations and trilateral cooperation

On Monday I spoke at a conference sponsored by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA, ANU’s Strategic & Defence Studies Centre and the JMSDF Command and Staff College on 21st Century Trilateral Maritime Cooperation. The conference …

Healthcare preparedness for terror and disaster

 It’s now commonplace for terrorists to use industrially available chemical explosives like ammonium nitrate or everyday technology like mobile phones to detonate improvised explosive devices. In a recent op-ed in The Australian with my colleague …

ASPI launches its Risk & Resilience program

The aftershocks are now continuing to rattle the survivors of a series of deadly Japanese earthquakes with the death toll now at 48. Natural disasters are predictive surprises: we don’t know when they’ll occur, but …

The frozen continent: what’s news?

Apart from the pictures of our Antarctic icebreaker Aurora Australis having run aground near Mawson Station, Antarctica’s been out of the news in the last few months. But there’s been some interesting Antarctic developments. Our …