National Security Journal (NSJ)

The National Security Journal (NSJ) is an open access journal that aims to provide a platform for the dissemination of high quality academic and professional research on national security topics relating to New Zealand and its regional environment.

Volume 3, Issue 4
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
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Volume 3, Issue 3

Quantifying the Cost of Drone-Related Threats in New Zealand
Shelley, Andrew. V.
Keywords: Drones, Unmanned Aerial Systems, risk analysis, terrorism

Reconfiguring the Relationship Between Intelligence Professionals and the Public: A First Step Towards Democratising New Zealand’s National Security?
Rogers, Damien & Mawdsley, Shaun
Keywords: Terrorism, Public inquiries, Official Secrecy, Transparency, Expertise

Understanding Lone-Actor Terrorists: The Global Context and How it can be Applied to New Zealand
Tillett, Josinta
Keywords: Lone-Actor Terrorist, Terrorism, New Zealand, al- Qaeda, Islamic State, Right Wing Extremism, Risk Indicators, Protective Factors

Covid-19 and the China Challenge: Interrogating the Domestic-International Nexus in Beijing’s Coronavirus Response
Ho, Benjamin Tze Ern
Keywords: Covid-19, China, Beijing, Coronavirus, Coronavirus responseinternational politics, Asia-Pacific

Book Review – ‘Mosul: Australia’s Secret War Inside the ISIS Caliphate
Authored by Ben McKelvey, Hachette Australia, 2020
Reviewed by John Battersby

Book Review – ‘The Shadow War: Inside Russia’s and China’s Secret Operations to Defeat America’
Authored by Jim Sciutto, Harper, 2019
Reviewed by John Battersby

Book Review – ‘Spooked: The Secret Rise of Private Spies’
Authored by Barry Meier, Spectre Publishers, 2021
Reviewed by John Battersby


Disclaimer – Views expressed in contributions to the National Security Journal are those of the authors, they do not necessarily reflect the views of the Centre for Defence and Security Studies.  Any errors of fact are the responsibility of the authors.

ISSN (print) 2703-1926     ISSN (online) 2703-1934