Contributors – The Centre for Independent Studies

Alan Dupont

Dr. Alan Dupont AO is CEO of geopolitical risk consultancy the Cognoscenti Group. He has held advisory and board positions in government and the corporate sector and senior appointments at leading Australian universities, including as the foundation Michael Hintze Professor of International Security at the University of Sydney. He has advised several Australian ministers of defence and foreign affairs and many international companies and foreign governments. He holds a PhD in international relations from the Australian National University and is a graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon and the US Foreign Service Institute.


Featured Publication

  • Resisting China’s Economic Coercion: Why America should support Australia 08 April 2021 | PP38
    China’s unprecedented trade campaign against Australia is a case study in economic coercion for geopolitical purposes. Its aim is twofold: to bend Canberra to Beijing’s will and to decouple it from the US alliance system. Australia has withstood such pressure…...
    China’s unprecedented trade campaign against Australia is a case study in economic coercion for geopolitical purposes. Its aim is twofold: to bend Canberra to Beijing’s will and to decouple it from the US alliance system. Australia has withstood such pressure…
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Media & Commentary

  • Responses to ‘Mitigating the New Cold War‘ 01 July 2020 | CIS
    Responses to Dr Alan Dupont’s CIS paper, which concludes that the linked US-China trade, technology and geopolitical conflicts have precipitated a new Cold War.  Dr Alan Dupont, outlines that the world’s two major powers are wrestling for strategic advantage in…
    Responses to Dr Alan Dupont’s CIS paper, which concludes that the linked US-China trade, technology and geopolitical conflicts have precipitated a new Cold War.  Dr Alan Dupont, outlines that the world’s two major powers are wrestling for strategic advantage in…
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  • Disarming the new Cold War 28 May 2020 | IDEAS@THECENTRE
    The world’s two major powers are wrestling for strategic advantage in an increasingly bitter contest to determine which of them will be the pre-eminent state of the 21st century. No matter how cleverly spun, a trade deal is not going…
    The world’s two major powers are wrestling for strategic advantage in an increasingly bitter contest to determine which of them will be the pre-eminent state of the 21st century. No matter how cleverly spun, a trade deal is not going…
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Publications

  • Mitigating the New Cold War: Managing US-China trade, tech and geopolitical conflict 22 May 2020 | AP8
    This paper concludes that the linked US-China trade, technology and geopolitical conflicts have precipitated a new Cold War.  Dr Alan Dupont, outlines that the world’s two major powers are wrestling for strategic advantage in an increasingly bitter contest to determine which of them will be the pre-eminent state of the…...
    This paper concludes that the linked US-China trade, technology and geopolitical conflicts have precipitated a new Cold War.  Dr Alan Dupont, outlines that the world’s two major powers are wrestling for strategic advantage in an increasingly bitter contest to determine which of them will be the pre-eminent state of the…
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