Previous Issues

Volume 2, Issue 2 – 2020

Assessing Terrorism Threats to New Zealand: The role of the Combined Threat Assessment Group
Combined Terrorism Threat Assessment Group (CTAG) 
Keywords: Combined Threat Assessment Group (CTAG), Threat Assessment, National Terrorism Threat Level, National Security System.

Volume 2, Issue 1 – 2020

Editorial
by Rouben Azizian & John Battersby

In Search of a Legal Solution to the Weaponisation of Space: A Russian Perspective
Author: Yevgeny K. Zvedre
Keywords: Weaponisation of Space, Principles and Norms Governing Peaceful Exploration of Outer Space, Anti-satellite Weapon Systems, Further Development of International Space Law, Initiatives to Prevent Deployment of Attack Weapons in Space, Space Security.

New Zealand’s Counter-terrorism Strategy: A Critical Assessment
Authors: Battersby, J., Ball, R., & Nelson, N.
Keywords: New Zealand, Counter-terrorism, Violent Extremism, Countering Terrorism and Violent Extremism National Strategy, Political Violence, Stolberg, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, Terrorism.

Maintaining Social Licence for Government Use of False Social Media Personas
Authors: Cleaver, O. & Nicklin, G.
Keywords: SOCMINT, Social Media Policy, Facebook, False Personas, Social Licence, Privacy, Public Expectations, Trust and Confidence, Security, Intelligence

The Inconsistent Usage of the Terms “Extremism” and “Terrorism” Around the Christchurch Mosque Attacks
Authors: Holly Vandenberg & William Hoverd
Keywords: Christchurch Terror Attack, National Security, Extremism, Terrorism, New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, Counter Terrorism, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet, New Zealand Security Intelligence Service, New Zealand Police and the Government Communication Security Bureau.

Outlaw Bikers and Patched Street Gangs: The Nexus Between Violence and Shadow Economy
Author: Bradley, C.
Keywords: Outlaw Bikers, Patched Street Gangs, Shadow Economics, Violence, Aotearoa New Zealand.

Why This Time is Different: The North Korea Crisis and New Zealand’s Interests
Author: Steff, R.
Keywords: New Zealand, North Korea, Northeast Asia, Trump Administration, Balance of Power, Nuclear Proliferation, Rapprochement.

Volume 1, Issue 1 – 2019

Editorial – Welcome to the National Security Journal
By Rouben Azizian, Editor-in-Chief

Time for a National Security Strategy
Rothery, C.
Keywords: New Zealand,  National Security Framework, Intelligence and Security, Civil Defence and Emergency Management, Counter-Terrorism, Cyber Security, Defence

The Changing New Zealand National Security Environment: New Threats, New Structures, and New Research
Hoverd, W. J.
Keywords: New Zealand, National Security System, Cybersecurity, Terrorism, Climate Change, Mycoplasma bovis, Christchurch, Intelligence, New Zealand Defence Force

The Ghost of New Zealand’s Terrorism Past and Present
Battersby, J. M.
Keywords:  New Zealand, Terrorism, Left-Wing Extremism, Right-Wing Extremism, Christchurch, Suppression of Terrorism Act

Research Approaches to Terrorism: A Way Forward for New Zealand
Barnett, E. & Nelson, N. R.
Keywords: New Zealand, Terrorism, Research, Traditional Terrorism Studies, Orthodox Terrorism Studies, Critical Terrorism Studies

Counterfeiting in the Primary Industry Sector and the Threat to New Zealand’s Economy
Ball, R. & Quirke, S.
Keywords: Counterfeiting, Intellectual Property Theft, Deception, Adulteration, Tampering, Simulation, Misrepresentation, Product Fraud, Private Sector, Partnership, Primary Industry, New Zealand, Economic Motivation

Securing Public Places: New Zealand’s Private Security Sector as a National Security Enabler
Dynon, N.
Keywords: New Zealand, National Security, Counter-terrorism, Crowded places, Public spaces, Private Security, Police, Public-private Partnership

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