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    Indonesia's unorthodox toll road debt

    Borrowing at a low interest rate might look attractive but, in the long term, the government - and its citizens - pay through higher cost of finance.

  • 18 Aug 2017 12:01

    South China Sea: Beijing raises the temperature again

    Asia has acquired yet another flashpoint, one that China has deliberately picked at a time and location of its choosing.

  • 18 Aug 2017 09:55

    Perfidious New Zealand

    The thing that puts New Zealand on the world map is rugby, and New Zealanders will do everything in their power to retain their rugby primacy.

Internet penetration and government instability: Discussion with Dr Jennifer Sims, Georgetown University

Do 'viral ideas', spread via the internet, lead to government instability? Dr. Jennifer Sims, Director of Intelligence Studies and Visiting Professor, Georgetown University, gives on her view on how internet penetration is empowering citizens, particularly in developing countries, and governments need to take notice. Dr. Sims spoke to the Lowy Institute and invited guests in Canberra on 26 July 2012 as part of the Lowy Institute's UNISYS National Security Event Series. This the second of a three part video series. The first, 'Intelligence and the Information age' can be viewed here: vimeo.com/48424929

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