Counterterrorism Conundrum

Rethinking Security Policy in Australia and Southeast Asia By Joseph Chinyong Liow  December 17, 2014 A hostage runs towards a police officer outside Lindt cafe where other were being held in central Sydney on December 15, 2014. (Jason Reed /Courtesy Reuters) Since the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Australia has enacted some of the harshest…

CIA Live: Spy Agency Holds Public Summit

  CIA Director John Brennan // Carolyn Kaster/AP By Aliya Sternstein June 11, 2014 In the first public conference given by the CIA, the agency’s head defended the practice of surveilling cyberspace for threats, but questioned the extent to which potent tracking capabilities should be applied.  “If we are to understand the world we cover…