Securitisation – turning problems into threats (Allan Behm, The Australia Institute)

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. Author: Allan Behm, Head of the International & Security Affairs Program at The Australia Institute | Published June 2020 | Download the full report (pdf opens, 322kb) Securitisation elevates the levels of state intervention in handling issues in a way that displays, emphasises

Read more