Organisation

National Security College (ANU)

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Report

The domestic security grey zone: navigating the space between foreign influence and foreign interference

This occasional paper seeks to address the question - how should Australia address foreign influence that falls short of interference, but is nonetheless inconsistent with Australian values, interests or sovereignty?
Policy report

The strategic implications of manipulative digital platforms: a trust-driven approach

This paper argues that regulating digital platforms to ensure that trust is maintained should be a priority for government. Similarly, government policies related to the digital economy and the government’s own use of platforms and data must assiduously defend trust.
Discussion paper

National mobilisation during war: past insights, future possibilities

Wars often arrive unexpectedly, and their nature and scope are rarely understood before they start. This paper aims to provide a structured way of thinking about mobilisation policymaking and planning that takes this inherent uncertainty into account.
Report

Environmental security in the eastern Indian Ocean, Antarctica and the Southern Ocean: a risk mapping approach

This report arises from an Australia–France–India strategic dialogue held in New Delhi in January 2018. It builds on a French proposal introduced at that meeting. Australian researchers performed the risk mapping for the eastern Indian Ocean. French researchers will produce a risk assessment for the...
Policy report

The citizen as enemy combatant: dealing with foreign terrorist fighters

Foreign terrorist fighters are a complex problem - some are both perpetrators and victims of terrorism. This policy paper argues that Australian counter-terrorism officials should publicise Australia’s approach to foreign fighters and use case studies to illustrate the range of roles, including women and children...