INDEFENSIBLE NEW ZEALAND NATIONAL SECURITY PODCAST:
A notional red team of industry experts (from ‘Buranda’), takes on the challenge of attacking New Zealand with the objective of bringing down the Government and bringing in a system that is more open to its aims and views. No invasion or occupation is involved in this scenario which focuses instead on targetting the essentials of life and creating division between various sectors of society.
Nothing is out of scope in this brief outline which addresses politics (including a fifth column element) fuel, energy, water, food, health, ports and shipping, submarine cables, cyber warfare, space and satellites as well as aviation.
The attack scenario sets up an ‘us and them’ situation between the North and South Island as well as seeking to fracture relations with South Pacific neighbours. All this occurs while New Zealand’s friends are decisively engaged elsewhere.
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