Category Archives: National Security

No interest: spooks gave all-clear to another Muslim terrorist

How’s that preoccupation with non-existent Garage Nazis working out for the country?      Inquest into killing of Sisto Malaspina hears ASIO was not interested in Hassan Khalif Shire Ali.   Australia’s domestic spy agency told Victoria Police that the man who … Continue reading

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Sure, Joe Biden took bribes from China and Ukraine but…

Trump ordered malts during a classified intelligence briefing: report. President Trump once ordered malts during a highly classified briefing on Afghanistan in an incident that has become a legend within the CIA, according to a report by Politico. Just a … Continue reading

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The Bernard Collaery situation

UNLIKE the ABC’s Dan Oakes, barrister Bernard Collaery doesn’t have a billion dollar institution behind him to pay bills and publicise his cause. The 76 year-old has a trillion dollar institution in front of him – slashing at his livelihood … Continue reading

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Mate’s Rates

     ABC journalist Dan Oakes will not be prosecuted over Afghan Files leak.   Federal police have confirmed ABC journalist Dan Oakes will not be prosecuted over his reporting on alleged war crimes carried out by Australian special forces in Afghanistan. … Continue reading

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It’s Only Reich ‘n Roll But They Like It

A few times this year I’ve noted – and ridiculed – official statements made by Australia’s paramount spy agency that the nation is at grave risk of being overrun by violent, Swastika-saluting suburban garage Nazis. It’s funny because everyone knows … Continue reading

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This has aged well

From the Herald Sun. (HT: Econocrat)

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Return of the Garage Nazis

WITH Antifa and BLM terrorists in the news every day – murdering, burning, looting, inciting and pillaging – Fairfax arranges for ASIO to reiterate its concerns about the danger posed by the “far right.” These groups are becoming increasingly ideological; … Continue reading

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The university as nursery for espionage? Nah. Couldn’t happen.

MICHELLE Grattan asks if the Feds have the legal authority to oversee state agreements with foreign governments like China’s. The short answer: yes. “Universities, however, are another matter,” she insists. A professorial fellow at the University of Canberra, Grattan characterises … Continue reading

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ASIO, Beyond The Pale and Black Lives Matter

 Somebody please explain to Mike Burgess what an old phrase means                                             AT Friday’s hearings of the parliamentary inquiry examining proposed amendments that would allow ASIO to interrogate minors as young as 14 and attach tracking devices to cars without a … Continue reading

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The Deep State emerges

There is a very troubling story in The Australian this morning: On Monday, Allan Gyngell, former head of the Office of Nat­ional Assessments, foreign policy adviser to Paul Keating, hon­orary professor at the ANU and a board director of the … Continue reading

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