Visiting Fellow, December, 2012
Dr. Athol Yates is the Executive Director of the Australian Security Research Centre. The Centre is a think tank examining security issues with a focus on both within Australia and the region. His national security areas of expertise include national and homeland security strategy, non-traditional security threats and responses, and the use of defence forces for non-traditional missions. In Sweden, he was researching the risks to China and other countries of Chinese military involvement in international humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) activities.
Publications by Athol Yates
China’s Risk Equation: Using Military Forces in International Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Activities
China’s first use of its military forces to undertake international humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) mission was in 2002. Since then it has been involved in 12 missions involving […]