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India’s options for tackling terrorism

Could India–Pakistan tensions lead to a nuclear war that neither side wants?

Diplomatic assets need boosting

Australia's foreign policy challenges in a changing world.

A new narrative

Why Australian immigration policy needs a positive approach.

The Xinjiang calculus

China’s first counter-terrorism law and what it means.

Towards a new Australian security

Head of the National Security College Rory Medcalf's major speech on a new security agenda.

Metadata and privacy

Surveillance state or business as usual?

Sectarianism: the threat to Australia

Neither the presence of Australian foreign fighters overseas nor sectarian related security concerns in Australia are entirely new to this country. However, in this National Security College (NSC) seminar, Dr Shanahan will argue that the current issues surrounding Australian jihadists fighting in Syria and Iraq are qualitatively different. He will address a range of questions including:

High cost of terrorism

Why location matters in attacks.

The age of espionage

Is a little snooping a good thing?

The end of the ‘line’, the dawn of the ‘network’: Future directions for national security risk management

For the past few centuries, security has been all about drawing lines: lines between nations (‘us’ and ‘them’), between public and private, between government departments, between security tasks, between time horizons, between scientific disciplines, etc.

Yet the nature of our environment is increasingly complex and non-linear. Our security governance structures, processes and mindsets will therefore have to become less linear and more network-like or even ecosystem-like.

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