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Defence Minister’s Address To The Australian College Of Defence And Strategic Studies

In a speech to the Australian College Of Defence & Strategic Studies, the Defence Minister, Peter Reith, has discussed his approach to politics and a range of issues relevant to the formulation and implementation of Australia’s defence policy.

Peter Reith, Minister for DefenceIn the speech, Reith says that “the greatest challenge future defence leadership will face in the years ahead is operating as an effective and integrated part of government.”

Reith also discusses what he calls the “misunderstanding over the relationship between the political process and the formulation of Defence or strategic policy.” [Read more…]