Author Archives: Allan Behm

Allan Behm

About Allan Behm

Allan Behm heads the International and Security Affairs Program at The Australia Institute, Canberra

In the Australia-China relationship, name calling won’t help.

It is easy for governments to disguise their inability to manage the complex Australia-China relationship by resorting to finger-pointing and name-calling. Continue reading

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Securitisation – Turning Problems into Threats

One of the more disturbing tendencies of modern governments is to transform policy problems into threats, thereby elevating them into the national security domain as the political rhetoric extends further into hyperbole.

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