Strategic Insights 18 - Punching above our weight? Australia as a middle power
Wednesday, 31 August 2005
For a long time now, the proud boast has been that Australia 'punches above its weight', both in our international influence and in the performance of our armed forces. Authored by Program Director Budget and Management Mark Thomson this report presents a short comparative analysis of the personnel and economic resources that Australia, other developed nations, allies and our neighbours devote to national defence.