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ASPI suggests

First up, this must-read longread courtesy of The National Interest chronicles how deep structural shifts are afflicting the global system to bring about an end to the post-Cold War era. The authors reflect on the …

Is it time for an Australian In-Q-Tel?

Glen Rabie, the CEO of Australian technology start-up Yellowfin, wrote an op-ed in the Australian Financial Review a couple weeks ago that caught my attention. Decrying the ‘disconnect’ between the Australian Government’s rhetoric around promoting …

ASPI suggests

Welcome back to ASPI suggests for 2017. Boy, what a week… Our first suggestion of the year has to be The Atlantic’s latest cover story. How to Build an Autocracy, written by one-time George W. …

ASPI suggests

Hello, comrades. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare released a sobering report (PDF) this week about the incidence of suicide among serving and ex-serving ADF personnel. The report, said to be the first comprehensive …

National security wrap

The Beat Mexican narco-crime surging The latest data released by the Government of President Enrique Peña Nieto indicates that Mexico’s counter-narcotics strategy is stalling amid declining law enforcement results, rising illicit drug production, and increasing …