John Blaxland

Australian National University (ANU)

John Blaxland is Professor of International Security and Intelligence Studies and head of the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at Australian National University in Canberra. A historian, he is a former Australian Army officer.

Articles by John Blaxland


Staying the Course: Australia Set to Continue Asia-Pacific Strategy

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Australia faces a range of complex geopolitical and security challenges, which include managing its close strategic and economic ties with the United States and its important trading relationship with China. The unexpected election victory of Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s center-right Coalition government means that Canberra is likely to maintain its current foreign and defense policies, writes John Blaxland of Australian National University (ANU).