While it may be difficult to enact a global set of regulations on surveillance technologies, individual countries can take the lead with enhanced monitoring and stronger laws.
University of Canberra Professorial Fellow Michelle Grattan and Professor Lain Dare of the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra discuss the week in politics.
Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says other countries won’t trust Australia after Scott Morrison deceived the French
The so-called AUKUS pact will include a fleet of nuclear-powered submarines to counter the growing threat posed by China.
Australia is a long way from New York and Washington DC, but 9/11 was a seismic event for our country. For one thing, it has reshaped our ideas about criminal responsibility
The growth of online and space activity make traditional ideas of national security increasingly outdated.
Wingtech Technology is taking over Newport Wafer Fab for £65 million.
The lesson to draw from our conflict over China policy is not that Australia is having trouble identifying its national interest, but that there’s really no such thing as a single national interest.
Ghanians fear that the country’s security services still bear the hallmarks of bad old practices.
The government now has a comprehensive blueprint on how to become more open and transparent on all levels, including national security. It’s time to walk the talk — but I’m not holding my breath.
A new report from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute says the federal government has overlooked the national security threats of climate change.
There is a deep and widening gulf in trust and communications between the agencies and the media that has clearly boiled over in ways that damage both institutions.
The US Armed Forces run 14 programs in over 150 countries, providing education and training for roughly 70,000 foreign military personnel each year. What, if anything, are they learning?
Far-right activists and white supremacists may choose to create what they call their “1776 moment” closer to home.
Amid increasingly sophisticated ploys online, it can be difficult to tell the difference between innocent social networking and a national security offence.
National security must be redefined to reflect new sources of security threats of the type that occurred at the U.S. Capitol.
There’s no going back to normal after COVID-19, partly because our pre-pandemic world was anything but normal.
The centrepiece of the Richardson review’s recommendations is an electronic surveillance act, which in theory, at least, is a good idea.
A sweeping review of Australia’s national security laws has recommended a new single legislative framework governing electronic surveillance activities.
While South Africa should pay careful attention to all its existing trade and economic relations, particular attention should go to its intra-African economic relations.