Ashley Collingburn


After Mosul: Australia’s strategy to counter the Islamic State

As the battle for Mosul unfolds in Iraq, Australian policymakers must carefully consider Australia’s long-term objectives in the Middle East. One critical question needs to be answered because it’s central to the process of making strategy. What is the Australian policy objective: to what end...

Bastille Day terrorist attack in Nice, 14 July 2016

On 14 July 2016, a 31-year-old Tunisian-born French national, Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, drove a rented truck through a crowd observing Bastille Day fireworks on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. This CT Quick Look paper highlights the key issues and assesses the relevance for affected stakeholders...