Statements of intent: the politicisation of Australia's strategic edge in the era of defence self-reliance
The notion of using technology to offset demographic and economic limitations on Australia�s military emerged in the early 1970s alongside the concept of defence selfreliance. It began as a means to bolster Australia�s credibility as a regional security partner as US and British presence in Southeast Asia waned. By the twenty-first century it became a recurring policy concept and featured in public statements and diplomatic signals at the highest levels of government. Although the need for an...[Show more]
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