Articles by: "Graeme Dobell"
ASPI’s decades: The Strategist

ASPI celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This series looks at ASPI’s work since its creation in August 2001. The Strategist first went online on 17 July 2012, becoming a ‘blog’ that blossomed. ASPI’s publication …

ASPI’s decades: Leaving Afghanistan

ASPI celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This series looks at ASPI’s work since its creation in August 2001. In October 2013, seven weeks after Australia’s federal election, the new prime minister and new opposition …

ASPI’s decades: The war in Afghanistan

ASPI celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This series looks at ASPI’s work since its creation. As ASPI was formed in August 2001, the first new war of the 21st century was only weeks away. …

ASPI’s decades: Exiting Iraq

ASPI celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This series looks at ASPI’s work since its creation in August 2001. Approaching Australia’s 2007 election, the Liberal government and Labor opposition were sharply divided over how to …

ASPI’s decades: The Iraq War

ASPI celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This series looks at ASPI’s work since its creation in August 2001. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ran through Australian military thought and actions for two decades. …

ASPI’s decades: Guarding the guardians

ASPI celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This series looks at ASPI’s work since its creation in August 2001. In the post-9/11 era, the oldest of questions for any republic still mattered in the capital …

ASPI’s decades: Hazards of many types

ASPI celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This series looks at ASPI’s work since its creation in August 2001. As the post-9/11 era took shape, the old demands of state security still stood at centre …

ASPI’s decades: Terrorism

ASPI celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This series looks at ASPI’s work since its creation in August 2001. Terrorism changed Canberra in ways big and small. The 9/11 era and the Bali bombings caused …