Expert commentary

The National Security College brings the latest cutting edge research and commentary by leading professionals and academics in the national security community aimed at identifying and analysing key security challenges.

National Security College PLA

The forces needed to protect the Belt and Road

29 November 2018

Protecting China's regional interests will increasingly require the PLA

National Security College Australia in Micronesia

Australia can’t forget Micronesia

27 November 2018

In the government's Pacific ‘announceables’, one has flown under the radar

National Security College PNG APEC

2018 APEC summit possible turning point for China's powerplay in the Pacific

19 November 2018

The emerging geopolitical contest of the Indo-Pacific

National Security College trust in democracy

Chipping away at trust in democracy

16 November 2018

Political leaders must take responsibility for the tone of politics today

National Security College PNG border security

PNG border security a key strategic interest for Australia

16 November 2018

Australia must do more to shore up the security of PNG

National Security College Counter Terrorism

Unfortunately, counter-terrorism has no quick fixes

12 November 2018

The countering of lone actors needs to be focused on motivation

National Security College Trump Effect

Modelling the Trump effect

16 October 2018

Can Trump’s perverse logic of self-interest be seen as a grand strategy?

National Security College securing democracy

How Australia can help the US make democracy harder to hack

28 September 2018

The U.S. and Australia can boost each other’s security.

National Security College Counter Terrorism

Planning for the worst

27 September 2018

Counter-terrorism strategy a smart step forward in ensuring public safety

National Security College Air Traffic Control

Air traffic control: China and India compete

27 September 2018

Access to airfields, the new field for competition in the Indo-Pacific

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