The ninth 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 this attempt to not only steal secrets but also 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
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
Spy vs Spy: AFA9
Jonathan Pearlman is the editor of Australian Foreign Affairs and world editor of The Saturday Paper. He was previously a correspondent for The Straits Times (Singapore), Australia-Pacific correspondent for The Telegraph (UK) and worked at The Sydney Morning Herald, covering foreign affairs and politics from Canberra and Sydney.