Defence
White elephants of the sea: The French-Australian submarine agreement

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

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

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

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

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

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

Every time Australian security agencies are tested at counter-terrorism, they fail ...  
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 ...  
Are boat turnbacks unlawful under Australian workplace law?

Australia's boat turn-back legislation is based on a legally invalid declaration ...  
Trump and Trev’s big, straight, award winning ‒ or losing ‒ lies

Donald Trump’s credibility sinks to hellish depths in Helsinki, while Big Trev ...  
How a Greens Senator undermined democracy

Last week, says Dr Jennifer Wilson, Senator Nick McKim misrepresented a Parliame ...  
Undoing a legacy: The Vietnam War's 'barrier minefield'

Joe Patterson reports on the lengths taken by organisations such as the Mines ...  
Donald Trump, Australia and U.S. tariffs: 'Ironclad' exemptions for security

'Prime MinisterTurnbull fell into a trance, echoing each behavioural sign and cue ...  
Foreign interference laws and the Australian media

The foreign interference laws being proposed by the Turnbull Government are a major ...  
Mungo MacCallum: Turnbull Government merchants of death

[In allocating $3.8 billion for weapons, Turnbull's] attitude appears to be the ...  
ADF conceals dark truth about Australia's involvement in Middle East

There's a lot more to Australia's involvement in the Middle Eastern conflict than ...  
The Turnbull Government's latest brainwave: Let's make more weapons

Not content with its brutal anti-asylum campaign, the Turnbull Government wants to ...  
Australia refuses to gaol Pine Gap intruders on behalf of United States

A court in Brisbane this week declined to gaol peace protesters who infiltrated the ...