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Denial strategy in Australian strategic thought

Cohen, Michael; Lockyer, Adam


Although denial has been at the centre of Australian strategic thought for decades, it has frequently been used as a broad catch-all term. This article shows, however, that there are two distinct denial traditions in Australian strategic thought: anti-access denial and area denial. Despite the different denial strategies having significantly different implications for defence budgets, procurement and force structure, official strategic guidance and defence scholars themselves have rarely...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of International Affairs
DOI: 10.1080/10357718.2017.1278743


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