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Greg Austin

Dr Greg Austin is a Professorial Fellow with the EastWest Institute in New York and a Professor at the Australian Centre for Cyber Security at the University of New South Wales, Canberra, at the Australian Defence Force Academy. He is the author or editor of six books on Asian security. His other research interests include Russia and European security, Central Asia, preventive diplomacy, and countering violent extremism. He has a special interest in ethics and international affairs.

Who Is the Biggest Aggressor in the South China Sea?
June 18, 2015
Who Is the Biggest Aggressor in the South China Sea?
In the past 20 years, Vietnam has doubled its holdings in the South China Sea.
Who Is the Biggest Aggressor in the South China Sea?
Australia: Indonesian People Traffickers Paid Off?
June 15, 2015
Australia: Indonesian People Traffickers Paid Off?
Are Australian officials at risk of prosecution?
Australia: Indonesian People Traffickers Paid Off?
Intelligence Check: Just How 'Preposterous' Are China's South China Sea Activities?
June 11, 2015
Intelligence Check: Just How 'Preposterous' Are China's South China Sea Activities?
It's time for the Pentagon to issue a sober and balanced public assessment on the South China Sea territorial disputes.
Intelligence Check: Just How 'Preposterous' Are China's South China Sea Activities?
China's Military Dream
June 02, 2015
China's Military Dream
The newest element in military strategy in China's most recent defense white paper is the emphasis on cyber power.
China's Military Dream
Australia's Medieval Turn
June 02, 2015
Australia's Medieval Turn
Outlaws and propaganda of the faith as tools of strategy. Is a new dark age descending on Australia?
Australia's Medieval Turn
What the US Gets Wrong About Chinese Cyberespionage
May 22, 2015
What the US Gets Wrong About Chinese Cyberespionage
Is it government policy in China to pass on commercial secrets obtained via cyberespionage to civil sector firms?
What the US Gets Wrong About Chinese Cyberespionage
4 Reasons Why China Is No Threat to South China Sea Commerce
May 22, 2015
4 Reasons Why China Is No Threat to South China Sea Commerce
US diplomacy is not served by exaggerating or inventing military threats, such as threats to commercial shipping.
4 Reasons Why China Is No Threat to South China Sea Commerce
The Pentagon's South China Sea Overkill
May 19, 2015
The Pentagon's South China Sea Overkill
The military edginess that the DoD has been consistently displaying over the South China Sea appears to be overkill.
The Pentagon's South China Sea Overkill
Can China and the EU Cooperate on International Security?
May 12, 2015
Can China and the EU Cooperate on International Security?
There is ample room for Brussels to deepen the conversation with Beijing on security goals of mutual interest.
Can China and the EU Cooperate on International Security?
How China Will Become More Cooperative in Cyberspace
May 06, 2015
How China Will Become More Cooperative in Cyberspace
Beijing's love-hate relationship with foreign IT corporations.
How China Will Become More Cooperative in Cyberspace
How China Assesses Civil Disobedience in Cyberspace
May 04, 2015
How China Assesses Civil Disobedience in Cyberspace
Many Chinese scholars equate civil disobedience with the color revolutions much feared by the Chinese leadership.
How China Assesses Civil Disobedience in Cyberspace
How China Plans to Become a World Class Cyber Power
April 30, 2015
How China Plans to Become a World Class Cyber Power
China is committed to the exploitation of advanced information and communications technologies in all walks of life.
How China Plans to Become a World Class Cyber Power
How China's Ministry of Public Security Controls Cyber Policy
April 29, 2015
How China's Ministry of Public Security Controls Cyber Policy
How the Ministry of Public Security drives Beijing's cyber policy.
How China's Ministry of Public Security Controls Cyber Policy
Australia: National Security Innovation Priorities
April 29, 2015
Australia: National Security Innovation Priorities
How much should Canberra invest in cyber security, including S&T innovation?
Australia: National Security Innovation Priorities
Fighting People Smugglers: Lessons From Australia for Europe
April 27, 2015
Fighting People Smugglers: Lessons From Australia for Europe
European covert action forces may be needed in the Mediterranean Sea.
Fighting People Smugglers: Lessons From Australia for Europe
How China Uses its Cyber Power for Internal Security
April 27, 2015
How China Uses its Cyber Power for Internal Security
This is the first in a series of 5 articles discussing IT as a means to solidify Communist Party rule in the country.
How China Uses its Cyber Power for Internal Security
What the Pentagon's New Cyber Strategy Means for China
April 24, 2015
What the Pentagon's New Cyber Strategy Means for China
The document needs more nuance on strategic stability in Asia.
What the Pentagon's New Cyber Strategy Means for China
Russia’s Eastern Command at Sea
March 06, 2015
Russia’s Eastern Command at Sea
Russia is intent on returning to classic geopolitics backed up by naval power.
Russia’s Eastern Command at Sea
The Problem With China's Patents
March 03, 2015
The Problem With China's Patents
Setting up a national innovations system is not easy for China.
The Problem With China's Patents
Internal Security: Australia’s PM Is Off Message
February 24, 2015
Internal Security: Australia’s PM Is Off Message
Tony Abbott's recent speech on national security and Islamic terrorism conflated religion and violence in the name of religion.
Internal Security: Australia’s PM Is Off Message
US China Commission Moves Beyond the 'China Threat' Hype
February 17, 2015
US China Commission Moves Beyond the 'China Threat' Hype
A new report represents a major evolution in U.S. understanding of the PLA.
US China Commission Moves Beyond the 'China Threat' Hype
Internal Security Vs. Human Rights: Australia in Turmoil?
February 13, 2015
Internal Security Vs. Human Rights: Australia in Turmoil?
Recent ethical controversies around internal security in Australia raise serious challenges.
Internal Security Vs. Human Rights: Australia in Turmoil?
Is Artificial Intelligence Helping China Spy on Its Citizens?
February 11, 2015
Is Artificial Intelligence Helping China Spy on Its Citizens?
China has constructed the largest and most automated system for surveillance of its citizens ever seen in human history.
Is Artificial Intelligence Helping China Spy on Its Citizens?
The Truth About China's Aircraft Carriers
February 10, 2015
The Truth About China's Aircraft Carriers
The hype surrounding Chinese aircraft carriers disregards PLAN budget realities.
The Truth About China's Aircraft Carriers
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