Claire Young

Biography
Publications

Claire Young was former senior analyst with the Australian government for over 20 years. She has worked on Australian security issues for some 40 years, including strategic policy analysis in the Department of Defence and as a writer and assistant editor for the Pacific Defence Reporter.

Cold front: Antarctica and its military future
Cold front: Antarctica and its military future
Repurposing scientific equipment on the frozen continent is possible but would give little military advantage.
Opportunity lost: Australia’s Antarctic aerodrome cancelled
Opportunity lost: Australia’s Antarctic aerodrome cancelled
If the Antarctic Treaty System does fail, this decision may be regretted. The challenge now is to ensure it does not.
Antarctica: Working a rules-based system
Antarctica: Working a rules-based system
The frozen continent is not fully quarantined from an assertive China, yet myths should not be mistaken for reality.
Eyes on the Prize: Australia, China, and the Antarctic Treaty System
Policy Briefs
Eyes on the Prize: Australia, China, and the Antarctic Treaty System
Despite China’s increasing assertiveness in Antarctica, the Antarctic Treaty System is not failing and Australia should refrain from geostrategic panic 
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