John Blaxland

AUSTRALIAN SIGNALS INTELLIGENCE & THE ADVENT OF CYBER – JOHN BLAXLAND

2023-10-09T13:50:03+11:0016 August 2023|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Why does Australia have a national signals intelligence agency? How did it begin, what does it do and why is it controversial? And how significant are its ties with key partners, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and New Zealand, to this arrangement? On Wednesday 16 August 2023, John Blaxland, Professor of International Security [...]

Australian Signals Intelligence & the Advent of Cyber – John Blaxland & Clare Birgin [Face to face]

2023-06-08T12:07:43+10:008 June 2023|Tags: , |

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2023, 5:30pm for 6pm-7pm Speakers - John Blaxland, Professor of International Security and Intelligence Studies in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) & co-author of Revealing Secrets, and Clare Birgin, former Australian diplomat including postings as Ambassador in Hungary, Serbia, Kosovo, Romania, North Macedonia and Montenegro & co-author of Revealing [...]

Australian Signals Intelligence & the Advent of Cyber – John Blaxland & Clare Birgin [Zoom]

2023-06-08T12:08:16+10:008 June 2023|Tags: , |

Date: Wednesday 16 August 2023, 6pm-7pm Speakers - John Blaxland, Professor of International Security and Intelligence Studies in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre (SDSC) & co-author of Revealing Secrets, and Clare Birgin, former Australian diplomat including postings as Ambassador in Hungary, Serbia, Kosovo, Romania, North Macedonia and Montenegro & co-author of Revealing Secrets. Topic: Australian [...]

Australia’s Secret Cold War

2023-08-30T14:08:26+10:004 December 2016|Categories: Paper|Tags: , |

Dr John Blaxland is the co-author of The Secret Cold War, the third and final volume of the Official History of ASIO which uncovers behind the scenes stories of the Hilton bombing in Sydney, assassinations of diplomats, the Combe-Ivanov affair, and the new threat from China. It reveals that KGB officers were able to recruit and run agents in Australia for many years, and it follows ASIO's own investigations into persistent allegations of penetration by Soviet moles. On Monday 5 December 2016, John Blaxland addressed The Sydney Institute to explore some of his volume’s secrets.

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