About

At Security Scholar, we provide commentary and analysis from an Australian perspective on security, defence and foreign policy issues concerning Australia, Southeast Asia and Afghanistan. Our aim is to provide a platform for discussion and debate on topics of relevance to a national and international audience.

Security Scholar is catalogued and archived by the National Library of Australia.

Editors

Natalie Sambhi (founding editor) is an analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) and editor of ASPI’s blog The Strategist. She earned her BA (Asian Studies) degree from the University of Western Australia, and her MA (International Relations) as a Hedley Bull Scholar and her MDiplomacy from Asia-Pacific College of Diplomacy, Australian National University. She has previously worked at the Department of Defence as an analyst.

N.R. Jenzen-Jones is a military arms & munitions specialist and security analyst focusing on current and recent conflicts. He consults on an independent basis, offering technical expertise and analysis to a range of government and non-government entities. He has written extensively on a range of small arms and small arms ammunition issues, as well as providing technical analyses of incendiary weapons, cluster munitions, and arms proliferation. Other research fields include counter-piracy, counter-narcotics, and exploitation of technical intelligence. He is a certified armourer and ammunition collector. He blogs at The Rogue Adventurer.

The views and opinions expressed here are our own and do not reflect the views of our employers or affiliated institutions.

Contact

We welcome contributions, replies, feedback and questions via email to editors@securityscholar.com.au.

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