10 Questions for Paul O'Sullivan

In his first year on the job, the Director-General of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) has overseen a rapid expansion of the agency and intensified cooperation with its overseas counterparts. He spoke with TIME's Rory Callinan about the role of intelligence in the war on terrorism, cooperation with Australia's largest neighbors, and the risk of homegrown terrorism in a country that has so far been spared an attack.

How likely is a terrorist attack in Australia? The threat of terrorism is as real here as it is elsewhere. The experience here and overseas has...

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