Peter Hoskin

The coalition outlines its national security concerns

What a curious creature this National Security Strategy is. For some reason, I expected something more than a 39-page document in the same mushy pea colour scheme as the coalition agreement. But that is what we’ve got – and it doesn’t really tell us much.

The centrepiece of the document comes on page 27 (reproduced below), with a neat, three-tier guide to the security risks facing this country.

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