National Security Podcast
National Security Podcast
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Binary Bullets - Cyberterrorism - Cyberwarfare
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Stylised global cyber map
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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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How the Indo-Pacific recognises China rising in a multipolar region
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Leaders gather at the Belt and Road International Forum, May 2017
Leaders gather at the Belt and Road International Forum, May 2017
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Australia needs to be flexible to successfully navigate the regional changes that will result from the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative, write Matt Sussex and Michael Clarke.
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National Security Podcast
Binary Bullets - Cyberterrorism - Cyberwarfare
Stylised global cyber map
Weaponised narratives are a new security threat. Chris Zappone and Matt Sussex call for an active response to protect our system of government.
Universite Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne
How the Indo-Pacific recognises China rising in a multipolar region
Leaders gather at the Belt and Road International Forum, May 2017
Australia needs to be flexible to successfully navigate the regional changes that will result from the Chinese Belt and Road Initiative, write Matt Sussex and Michael Clarke.

Research

The National Security College conducts outstanding research to address key national security policy challenges in Australia. Our recent research demonstrates our extensive expertise across the region to strength in the international and comparative aspects of national security policy.

National, regional and global security

NSC research delivers thought leadership on diversifying Australia’s security and economic partnerships in the Indo-Pacific, building a strategic web to bind and complement US alliances.

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Counterterrorism and countering violent extremism

Find out about the latest research and policy developments related to the difficult policy challenges around countering violent extremism.

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Cyber security

Cyber security

The College leads a multidisciplinary program that aims to equip Australian policymakers, students and next generation cyber experts with a greater understanding of the threats, challenges and opportunities in the evolving cyber environment.

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Security futures

Security futures analysis provides greater capacity for policymakers to anticipate trends and develop robust policy responses to critical national security challenges.

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National security policy and practice

The National Security College addresses the challenge to identify emerging risks and the new patterns of cooperation required to mitigate them to form a new and inclusive thinking about Australia’s security.

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Completed projects

Completed projects

From time to time, the NSC commissions research by recognised experts in the field and has completed major investigations into the security of the South China Sea, Indonesia and the Indo-Pacific maritime region.

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Publications

Publications

The NSC’s publications range from short policy options papers to greater levels of analysis through working papers, occasional papers and issue briefs. Our academics also regularly publish in top quality research outlets focused on key security challenges.

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