“The tyranny of dissonance” among Australia’s geography, history, values, and political interests has begun to recede, and amphibious capability, long marginal in the nation’s defense strategy, will be playing a critical role.
Dean, Peter J.
"Amphibious Operations and the Evolution of Australian Defense Policy,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 67
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol67/iss4/5