'As its strength has increased, it has become clear that China has it own preferred set of rules. And that is as true in espionage as it is in geopolitics.' -Andrew Davies The ninth issue of Australian Foreign Affairs explores the threat facing Australia as changes in technology enable malign actors to target individuals, officials, business and infrastructure - challenges that have only sharpened due to COVID-19. 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. Penny Wong argues for a foreign policy shift to confront a fast-changing Asia-Pacific Andrew Davies sweeps Australian intelligence history to show how technology has transformed state-on-state espionage Danielle Cave probes how data and technology have shaped espionage in a time of crisis and beyond Kim McGrath reveals Australia's intelligence failures in Timor and asks whether we owe more to our neighbours Anne-Marie Brady uncovers the covert influence and activities of China's network of spy agencies Susan Harris Rimmer challenges Australia to shape the agenda of multilateral institutions PLUS Correspondence on AFA8; Can We Trust America from Ashley Townshend, Tarcisius Kabutaulaka and more



ISBN: 9781760642020
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 128
Publication Date: 13 Jul 2020
Publisher: Black Inc.
Publication City, Country: Australia
Dimensions (cm): 23.2(H) x 16.8(L) x 1.2(W)
Weight (gm): 238


Author Biography

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.
Spy vs Spy: The New Age of Espionage: Australian Foreign Affairs 9

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