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John Coyne

Head of Border Security at Australian Strategic Policy Institute

Dr John Coyne is the Head of Border Security at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. He previously worked for the Australian Federal Police on transnational organised crime and counterterrorism.

The Intel On Intelligence Gathering In Times Of Terror

In the wake of the terror attacks in Paris, Jakarta and Belgium, intelligence collectors and police everywhere are under immense pressure to collect the necessary intelligence to protect us from future violence. In this pressure-cooker environment the intelligence and police agency red lines for acceptable covert intelligence collection are at risk of being blurred.
29/03/2016 12:06 PM AEDT
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Does Racial Profiling Exist In Australia?

It's a truism that, regardless of your position on the issue, writing about racial profiling and law enforcement is controversial. One colleague recently went so far as to describe it to me as career suicide. But it's the very fact that racial profiling is an emotional topic which drives the need for more informed public debate and dialogue on its application in border security.
27/01/2016 5:06 AM AEDT