The 9th issue of Australian Foreign Affairs explores the rapidly evolving espionage threat facing Australia as changes in technology enable malign actors to target individuals, officials, businesses and infrastructure.
Spy vs Spy examines how Australian agencies can defend against attempts to steal secrets and disrupt the workings of government and society.
Contents of this issue include:
• Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs Penny Wong on COVID-19 and foreign policy challenges in our post-pandemic world
• Researcher Kim McGrath on 'witness K' and the uses of Australian Intelligence
• Australian Strategic Policy Institute senior fellow Andrew Davies on the evolution of spycraft
• Deputy director of ASPI's Cyber Policy Unit Danielle Cave on cybertechnology and intelligence
• Politics professor Anne-Marie Brady on Chinese spy techniques and espionage
• James Brown on new state and terrorist threats to the West
• Indonesian rights scholar Max Walden on the shocking legacy of US involvement in Indonesia
• ANU Centre for International Governance and Justice Fellow Susan Harris Rimmer on how Australia can shape the G20 agenda
• Award-winning writer Richard Cooke dissecting key foreign policy terms
• Correspondence on AFA8