Contents: Defining Strategy - Strategic Culture - Continental School - Maritime School - The Australian Strategic Debate - Historical Evolution of Australian Strategy - Australian Strategy pre-2001 - Australian Strategy post-2001 - ADF Deployments and Defence Restructuring.
The Author: Benjamin Schreer specialises in military affairs and is currently research group leader in the Center of Excellence at the University of Konstanz (Germany). From 2003 to 2005 he was a research fellow at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik) in Berlin.
"Overall, it is one of the best contributions to the study of Australian defence policy in recent years, and will undoubtedly become an important basis for any future work." (Survival)