John's Twitter Feed

  • Will the new Home Affairs super ministry work? #AUSPOL #homeaffairs #nationalsecurity via  @RadioNational  1 day ago
  • Three arrested over 'plot to fly #ice from California to Australia' via  @ABCNews  1 day ago
  •  @arizclint   @ACICgovau  Yeah I know. But in the absence of a white paper we need to question our assumptions 3 days ago
  • Check out my analysis of the impacts of #homeaffairs on #Lawenforcement #auspol #drugs #police via  @aspi_org  3 days ago
  • Call for increase in spy powers against terror via  @canberratimes  3 days ago

John Coyne

Director, Australian Strategic Policy Institute


Dr John Coyne is the Director of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s Border Security Program. Over the last twenty years John has been an intelligence professional at tactical, operational, and strategic levels across a range of military, regulatory, national security and law enforcement organisations. During this period he has worked extensively in the ASEAN region, delivering a range of bilateral research projects. His more recent work in this area has focused on enhancing multilateral ASEAN information exchange regarding non-traditional illicit commodity flows.

John’s Ph.D. examined strategic intelligence in law enforcement targeting transnational serious and organised crime. He has written and published on a range of border security and intelligence issues. He has been a Winston Churchill Fellow and a Vincent Fairfax Fellow.