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Statementby The Melbourne Research Group, the Australian Institute of International Affairs
SeriesAustralia in a new world, no. 6
LC ClassificationsUA870 .A33
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p.
Number of Pages37
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Open LibraryOL189619M
LC Control Numbera 46002582

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Donohue, H. (Hector John), Other Authors. Australia. Royal Australian Navy. At the times of the trials reported in this book, the defence of obedience to superior orders was “in the midst of an historic shift”, according to Monique Cormier and Sarah Finnin.

Prior to World War II, obedience to a superior order gave a complete defence to. post-war defence. HL Deb 28 March vol cc § LORD CHATFIELD rose to ask His Majesty's Government whether they are planning to improve the administration of Imperial and national defence after the war, and in particular whether they will consider the practicability of obtaining agreement of all parties that national defence.

Changing Direction: British Military Planning for Post-war Strategic Defence, - CRC Press Book This volume records the transition from planning against any post-war resurgence of German and Japanese militarism to preparations against a possible threat from the Soviet Union.

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During this period the perception of a Japanese “threat” from the north, grew, but militarily there was little the Commonwealth, or the British Empire as a whole, could do to secure the region against a.

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The next three years saw major changes in Australia’s social and economic policy agenda and a heavy legislative program of reforms in health, education, foreign. Darren Cronshaw reviews Joan Beaumont's WWI history, Broken Nation, which he argues 'not only maps the tides of battle for Australia’s involvement overseas in the Great War but also offers page-turning social analysis of the home front and its effect on future history'.

Australia has successfully blocked China from funding a major ­regional military base in Fiji. By PRIMROSE RIORDAN September 6, September 6, Australia has been cautious, and hence unhurried, in devising a modern structure for national defence.

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issues of relevance to the Royal Australian Navy, the Australian Defence Force, Australia and the region more generally. Other volumes in the series are: No. 1 From Empire Defence to the Long Haul: Post-war Defence Policy and its Impact on Naval Force Structure Planning – by Hector Donohue.

If anyone was looking for a script for the defence of multilateralism, Rudd provides it in this book. The whole point of the post-war international order, Rudd argues, after the wholesale barbarism of the Second World War was to create a framework of laws, rules, and norms that would govern the international behaviour of states for the future.

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