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 food and agri policy

National security must extend to protecting food and agriculture

19 September 2018

Food and agri-security are intrinsic parts of national security

Putting the ‘Indo’ in Indo-Pacific

14 September 2018

The Indo-Pacific concept can help answer important questions

National Security College Bay of Bengal

Japan is back in the Bay of Bengal

13 September 2018

The eastern Indian Ocean has become contested waters

National Security College Smart Cities Article

Are smart cities leaving us vulnerable to supervillains?

12 September 2018

How to avoid ‘network error’ in a hyper-connected world

National Security College expert commentary on Pacific maritime domain awareness

Pacific fusion needed to build data web on a need-to-share basis

10 September 2018

Australia commits to establish a Pacific Fusian centre for MDA

China seeking social management

How China Is on the Verge of Totalitarianism 2.0

7 September 2018

Michael Clarke writes of the CCPs efforts to control Chinese society

A Xingjiang Mosque with Chinese characteristics

China's Hidden Totalitarianism

31 August 2018

China has constructed a dystopic vision of governance in Xinjiang

Playing to Australia’s strengths in the Bay of Bengal

30 August 2018

Australia needs an engagement strategy in the Bay of Bengal

David Brewster Indo-Pacific

Bring Australia’s Navy home from the Middle East

15 August 2018

Naval practitioners struggle to justify deployments to the western Indian Ocean

Stylised global cyber map

Addressing Australia's Vulnerability to Weaponised Narratives

22 June 2018

Weaponised narratives are a new security threat. Chris Zappone and Matt Sussex call for an active response to protect our system of government.

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