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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 …

A changing climate for land forces

Janette Lindesay, Professor of Climatology at the ANU, and the CSIRO’s Mark Howden have pointed out that 2015 was the hottest year on record since modern record-keeping began in 1880. Lindesey and Howden note that: …

National security wrap

The Beat Pre-crime stoppers Technology consulting group Upturn last month released a report examining the use of predictive policing in the US and its ramifications. (Predictive policing utilises sophisticated computer algorithms to interpret crime data …

ASPI suggests

On the back of Gary Johnson’s ‘What is Aleppo?’ gaffe overnight, The Atlantic have gathered a harrowing set of photos to show us all exactly what Aleppo is. Commentators have put their hands up to …