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David Kilcullen

David Kilcullen

Dr. David Kilcullen is Professor of International and Political Studies at the University of New South Wales, and Professor of Practice in the School of Politics and Global Studies at Arizona State University. A former soldier, diplomat, and scholar of guerrilla warfare, terrorism, urbanisation and the future of conflict, he served 25 years for the Australian and United States governments. He heads the Future Operations Research Group at UNSW Canberra, and teaches Masters courses on contemporary strategy, special operations, urban warfare and military innovation and adaptation at UNSW and ASU.

AUKUS and the Evolution of Special Operations for Great-Power Competition


Introduction Special operations (SO) have emerged as an important area of quiet collaboration since the trilateral AUKUS pact was announced...