The Role of intelligence in shaping public perceptions of terrorism

Bill Calcutt

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Threat of terrorism - secret intelligence used by governments as the justification for policies and actions that shift the balance between the rights of the state and the individual - role of professional intelligence analysis - devalued - covert activity - human sources - informants - public scrutiny - viability of intelligence as evidence in legal processes - justification for the concentration of authority - effectiveness of terrorism in changing Australian society - alienation of religious and ethnic minorities - Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO)- Royal Commission on Australia's Security and Intelligence Agencies (RCASIA) - Flood report.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)31-43
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008


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