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ASRC Occasional Paper #2 – The Red Elephant In The Room: The Naxalites, Indian Government And Its Impact On Australia

Please see ASRC’s  Occasional Paper #2 The Red Elephant In The Room: The Naxalites, Indian Government And Its Impact On Australia.  This paper was initially written for a research project as part of the MPICT at Macquarie University by Ms Helen Sellers who has been working with the ASRC this year as she completes her University Studies. […]

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Please meet Anooshe Mushtaq – our newest Research Associate

Anooshe Mushtaq has recently joined the ASRC, having been an opening speaker at our Social Media and Extremism Forum earlier this year.  Please see below the text of her most recent foray into public life, as it appeared in the Australian this week (23 June 2015) written by Sarah Martin. Anooshe Mushtaq describes herself as […]

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Training aid causes massive disruption – again!

Given my background and expertise in this field, I feel obliged to raise a few observations in relation to the Sydney ferry incident last week. This is not the first time that a training aid has caused considerable disruption, nor is it likely to be the last. There is no justifiable reason why a training […]

Jihadists and Facility Managers – Some Thoughts

Don Williams of the ASRC drafted an article some months ago on Jihadists and Facility Managers which has been published in this month’s Facility Perspectives magazine. The issues and concepts raised are pertinent to the Sydney Siege A copy of the full article can be read at Returning Jihadists 141026. The thoughts of every one at […]

#1 – 10 September 2014 – Terrorism: we are not ready

#1 – 10 September  2014 Terrorism: we are not ready Raising Australia’s terrorist alert to “High” raises a number of concerns not least of which is that as a society we are not prepared for the mass casualty attack that is now probable rather than possible. So far our status as the lucky country has […]