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Australian defence policy and the concept of self-reliance

Fruehling, Stephan


Since the Vietnam War, Australian defence policy has been based on the concept of self-reliance—the ability to defend Australia without allied combat forces. Self-reliance arose from concerns about US support in conflict with Indonesia. It has implicati

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Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Journal of International Affairs
DOI: 10.1080/10357718.2014.899310


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