Articles by: "Graeme Dobell"
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 …

ASPI’s decades: Kit, complexity and capability

ASPI celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This series looks at ASPI’s work since its creation in August 2001. The military needs kit. Cash builds capability. Such plain propositions to describe such expensive complexity. What …

ASPI’s decades: The contest of contestability

ASPI celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. This series looks at ASPI’s work since its creation in August 2001. ‘Contestability’ is a very Canberra word. It’s about the need to promote arguments. So the best …