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Srebrenica, 11 July 1995: The 'White Genocide'

Bilal Cleland reminds us that the rise of fundamentalist populism in otherwise liberal societies ...  
Like a fish out of water: Australia's submarine project is a flop

Australia's submarine project launched by the Abbott Government is an abject failure, writes Dr ...  
International relations are foreign policy to Scott Morrison

Our Prime Minister often displays ineptitude towards many things, including how to deal with ...  
Christopher Pyne and the Canberra revolving door

Even in the world of the revolving door of politician-turned-lobbyist, Pyne’s announcement of ...  
Sensible discussion in a surveillance state

Peter Dutton says he wants a sensible discussion about new powers to spy on Australians. So let's ...  
The water is rising and there's no Defence

Our Defence Department is not equipped to deal with external threats or domestic civil unrest as ...  
Wren's Week: The Chinese Navy, AFP raids and interest rate cuts

John Wren takes a look at the visit to Sydney by the Chinese Navy, the AFP raids against journa ...  
OPEN LETTER: A fair go for veterans

How about a "fair go" for veterans on superannuation and incapacity compensation payments, Prim ...  
There is no business like show business

The AFP's ties to the Coalition have almost turned our nation into a police state, using terrorism ...  
JOHN MENADUE: Coalition spin versus the facts on boat arrivals

Tony Abbott and Scott Morrison did not "stop the boats". John Menadue summarises how the boats wer ...  
White elephants of the sea: The French-Australian submarine agreement

The Australian navy has made an agreement to purchase a dozen submarines from France, but the deal ...  
Does the Labor Party deserve our vote?

Is the Labor Party offering a genuine, inspiring alternative to the current mess of a Governmen ...  
Labor must find a strategy to defuse Coalition bullying

It isn’t difficult to grasp the argument that Bill Shorten capitulated to the Morrison Govern ...  
Wren's week: national security, climate change and LGBTI discrimination

This week, John Wren discusses the dangerous way our politicians frame national security, the ...  
Syria awaits transition but at what cost?

A resolution in Syria remains uncertain as sectarian interests wrestle for supremacy.  
Australia's counter-terrorism force: A strategic plan

Dr Allan Orr explains his idea for a counter-terrorism unit, following comments made in national ...  
The Bourke Street attack and the tactical trolley

Every time Australian security agencies are tested at counter-terrorism, they fail, writes inte ...  
Trump’s withdrawal from the INF treaty could signal a new nuclear arms race

While the threat of nuclear war seems like a thing of the past, the reality is that the global ...