Professor Clive Williams MG

Visiting Professor
BA Hons (Melb), MA Hons Criminology (Melb)
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Biography

Clive Williams had a career in Defence intelligence and security to 2002. He was Director of the forerunner organisation to today's Australian Geospatial-Intelligence Organisation and was Director of Security Intelligence. Since leaving Defence he has been based at ANU and has run Masters courses on national security-related issues at ANU and at other Australian and overseas universities. He works part of the year overseas.

Recent news

09
May
2017
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ASIO, ASIS and the AFP are all expected to receive substantial funding boosts in the federal budget to be handed down tonight. The additional funding for intelligence agencies - some of which will reportedly come from the foreign aid budget - is apparently intended to facilitate 'frontline' activities. It appears the efficiency dividends imposed by Labor on federal government organisations to force administrative savings will stay in place.

26
Apr
2017
French Flag

The legacy of French colonialism may be coming home to roost. Professor Clive Williams examines terrorism in France.

15
Apr
2017
Missiles

Claims about the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons may well be substantiated by classified sources. But bear in mind the equally certain statements made to the United Nations in 2003 about the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

13
Apr
2017
Missiles

Donald Trump has adopted a more assertive posture towards North Korea but, Clive Williams writes, recent pressure on Kim Jong-un will increase the potential for strategic miscalculation.

In the Media

10
May
2017
Clive Williams writes in The Interpreter
18
Apr
2017
Clive Williams quoted in The Canberra Times
27
Mar
2017
Clive Williams writes in Fairfax Media

Past events

14
Nov
2016
Clive Williams
6.00PM to 7.00PM
Public lecture
  • Professor Clive Williams MG

The fight to recover the Iraqi city of Mosul from occupying Islamic State (IS) began with skirmishes on the approaches to Mosul on 16 October 2016. The battle for Mosul city itself is likely to be protracted and could result in large numbers of civilian casualties.

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Research biography

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  • Member of the International Association of Bomb Technicians and Investigators (IABTI)
  • Member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers (AIPIO)
  • Member of the International Academy of Investigative Psychology (IAIP)
  • Member of the Australia New Zealand Forensic Science Society
  • Life member of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and Honorary Life Member of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)

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