Intelligence oversight and accountability: who watches the watchers?

Rhys Crawley, John Blaxland

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    Abstract

    The recent revelations of alleged telephone interception of Indonesian politicians, espionage in East Timor and raids in Canberra have raised more questions than they have answered about Australias intelligence activities. Even though these examples are legal under Australian legislation, many people are left wondering how such actions relate to national security, how they can be in the national interest, and how Australia could end up in this situation.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages1-4pp
    No.December 11, 2013
    Specialist publicationThe Conversation
    Publication statusPublished - 2013

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