Category Archives: National Security

The Born Identity

I am a woman of color… I am a cisgender millennial… I have been diagnosed with generalized anxiety disorder… I am intersectional.” – A new recruitment ad for the CIA introduces America to its latest spy and makes a pitch … Continue reading

Posted in Go Woke Go Broke, National Security | 46 Comments

Belt & Road takes a tumble on Federation staircase

Federal government tears up four Victorian government deals with foreign nations leading to rebuke from Chinese embassy

Posted in Federal Politics, National Security | 61 Comments

A step in the right direction

Australia’s special forces veterans who served in Afghanistan will retain their Meritorious Unit Citations unless convicted of war crimes or sacked for poor conduct. The Australian. Long over due decision. But it seems to me that Peter Dutton is conceding … Continue reading

Posted in Australian Story, Freedom, National Security | 67 Comments

Peter Thiel on the Chinese Digital Currency

These comments caused some controversy during the week: Christopher Nixon Cox: … My question is regarding digital currency, we’ve seen recently in the last few days the China has proposed creating their own digital currency. And I was wondering how … Continue reading

Posted in Cryptoeconomics, Market Economy, National Security, Oppressive government | 20 Comments

Everything in moderation

AN argument has to be pretty lousy to elicit sympathy for Victoria Police. That said, when an ABC ‘expert’ uses 35 paragraphs hinting they’re to blame before sullenly admitting the truth about why 19 per cent of young people in … Continue reading

Posted in Fake News, National Security | 51 Comments

Victoria Police apologetic about arresting Muslims

Just “three,” ABC? Three what? Three arrested in Melbourne counter-terrorism raids.   Persevere, everyone – the national broadcaster gets to who and why in paragraph 8: Assistant Commissioner Michael Hermans, [Victoria Police Counter Terrorism Command] said they were inspired by … Continue reading

Posted in National Security, Politics of the Left | 27 Comments

ASIO comes clean

Turns out Australia isn’t facing a Nazi threat. Mr Burgess said “right-wing extremism” was no longer an accurate description. “People often think we’re talking about skinheads with swastika tattoos and jackboots roaming the backstreets like extras from Romper Stomper, but it’s … Continue reading

Posted in National Security, Taking out the trash | 73 Comments

The Morrison government’s dumb two China policy

Eek: Liberal Party donor Huifeng ‘Haha’ Liu ‘engaged in acts of foreign interference’: ASIO. Meh: Chinese takeover of island near Australian military training area causes unease.   Why isn’t ASIO investigating the Foreign Investment Review Board?

Posted in National Security | 17 Comments

“They would not be a friend, they would be a dog”

Speaking of dogs, the European Union is withholding medical supplies from Australia. The European Union has banned a large shipment of AstraZeneca Oxford vaccines to Australia in a bitter escalation of “vaccine wars” which will delay Australia’s vaccine rollout. The … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, International, National Security | 41 Comments

Uni’s being coerced … by foreigners?

There is a long piece in the AFR today talking about Australian Universities being coerced by foreign governments (basically China). Australian universities, researchers and their families are under threat from foreign states looking to exploit the sector’s open and collaborative … Continue reading

Posted in Education, National Security | 12 Comments