Against the 2020 Defence Strategic Update, the authors use evidence from several countries to highlight the merits of a 'total defence' approach to mobilisation planning for Australia with the goal of meeting contemporary threats.
May 3, 2021
Theodora Ogden is a research assistant working in the area of defence, security and infrastructure at RAND Europe. With an academic background in security and international law, she sharpened her analytical toolkit throughout her experiences working at RAND Europe, NATO HQ SACT, the Fundamental Rights Agency of the EU, as well as at several think tanks and non-profit organisations. A keen writer, she spends much of her time writing about security and defence. She has lived and worked extensively overseas, cultivating proficiency in several languages and attaining fluency in German.