The WikiLeaks and Snowden disclosures have been detrimental to the interests of the Western democracies, writes Alan Dupont.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks the tough language of the post 9/11 era as he pushes for laws we don’t need, writes Fergal Davis.
The government’s proposals to restrict Australians travelling to war zones, while not as invasive as some measures adopted overseas, do impose an onerous burden on travellers, writes Sangeetha Pillai.
The threat to national security posed by cyber espionage and hacking is real and growing. An essential first step to tackling the issue is greater public disclosure, argues Alan Dupont.
War should not be considered a “normal” response to dispute resolution, argues Ian Bickerton.
While there is nothing new about countries or companies wanting to protect intellectual property for commercial reasons, it has seldom been considered a national security problem, writes Alan Dupont.
The National Security Monitor gets a provisional 'A" in his first year in a role that aims to review the operation, effectiveness and necessity of Australia's anti-terrorism laws, write Jessie Blackbourn and Nicola McGarrity.