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The Vanguard Occasional Paper Series

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The Vanguard occasional papers advance understanding and awareness of Australian defence and security concerns.

The papers contribute to current debates and concerns facing Australian military, policy and strategic decision-makers by providing timely research and analysis and diverse points of view.

Papers in the series

Thinking About Strategic Thinking: Developing a more effective strategic thinking culture in Defence

Major General Mick Ryan

The Vanguard, No. 1, April 2021.

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Submission guidelines

The Vanguard considers original, contemporary research and analysis papers between 8,000 and 15,000 words on subjects of relevance to Australian defence and security policy

Enquiries should be directed to

Series Editor: Dr Cathy Moloney

Managing Editor: Fiona Mackrell

Academic Research Officer: Tim Fletcher

Centre for Defence Research

Australian Defence College

PO Box 7917



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Update: 27th April 2021


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