Category Australia

Vladimir Putin’s Spy Army Targets Australia

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/foreign-affairs/vladimir-putins-spy-army-targets-australia/story-fn59nm2j-1227233161171 Vladimir Putin’s Spy Army Targets Australia THE AUSTRALIANFEBRUARY 21, 2015 12:00AM Cameron Stewart Associate Editor Melbourne RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin has increased Moscow’s spy operations against Australia, boosting his country’s espionage to levels not seen since the Cold War. The move is part of a growing push by Mr Putin to use his overseas […]

POTUS Obama’s Absence From France Sunday – A Moral Abdication Of Responsibility/Leadership

The largest gathering of French citizens in recorded history; larger than the celebrations in Paris when WWII ended; and, the POTUS who is a Nobel Prize winner was nowhere to be found. Neither he, nor VPOTUS had any scheduled appointments yesterday — it was widely reported — yet, all the White House could do is […]

Emerging Threat of Lone Wolf Terrorism Requires Cold Rationality

Excerpts: Al-Qaida does this because it has lost the ability to train terrorists and to plan and execute major attacks in the West. IS never had that capability, so encouraging lone wolf terrorism is all it can do to strike back at the West. “Already the dominant threat in the Western countries is lone wolves,” […]

America: Australia’s Dangerous Ally

Conclusion: Of course, all of this would involve greater cost, possibly requiring a boost in Australian defense spending to about 3 percent of GDP. Until now, we have had defense on the cheap, hiding behind the American war machine, at too great a cost to Australian nationality and respect. At the end of the day, […]

Gunman Takes Hostages In Sydney Cafe, Displays Black ‘Jihadist’ Flag

Gunman Takes Hostages In Sydney Cafe, Displays Black ‘Jihadist’ Flag Published time: December 15, 2014 13:48 Australia, Iraq, Military, Police, Security, Syria, Terrorism, Violence A police operation is underway at a café in central Sydney, where up to 40 hostages are being held by an armed attacker and a black flag with Arabic inscriptions can […]

Australia Nears Deal To Buy Up To 30 Japanese Submarines

THE WALL STREET Australia Nears Deal to Buy Up to 10 Japanese Submarines Deal Worth as Much as $18.7 Billion Would Make Japan a Weapons Exporter for First Time Since World War II By Rob Taylor connect Updated Sept. 8, 2014 8:52 a.m. ET A Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces diesel-electric submarine Soryu is seen in […]