Defending Australia in the Asia Pacific Century represents Canberra’s first concerted attempt to address the security challenges posed by a rising China and regional great-power dynamics. It presents a sober view of the future and an indication of Australia’s determination to prepare for whatever that future may bring.
McCaffrie, Jack and Rahman, Chris
"Australia’s 2009 Defense White Paper,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 63
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol63/iss1/5