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Clinton Fernandes

Professor of International and Political Studies at UNSW Canberra

Clinton Fernandes is Professor of International and Political Studies at UNSW Canberra. He holds dual appointments at the School of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Australian Centre for Cyber Security.

Indonesian troops at the house in which the Balibo Five sheltered before being killed (Image: AAP/National Archives of Australia)

Balibo 45 years on — and it still stinks of cover-up and collusion

Today marks 45 years since five Australian journalists were murdered in East Timor. Yet questions about who knew what and when still remain.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

The extremely serious consequences for Australia in Cold War 2.0

Australia's defence update has found us a nemesis. But a war between the US and China would be extremely serious for Australia.

Don't waste this crisis. We need to remake our economic future right now

Just as planning for post-World War II reconstruction began in December 1942, planning for post-COVID-19 should begin now.

(Image: EPA/Rodrigo Sura)

Remembering US-funded state terror in Central America

Amid a year of important anniversaries, a forgotten massacre in El Salvador reminds us of the danger state-sanctioned terror.

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It's time to revisit Pine Gap

A new book by national security journalist Brian Toohey reminds us that while the secretive Pine Gap is on Australian soil, it's the US calling the shots — and ministers are expected to fall in line.

Witness K's lawyer Bernard Collaery (Image: AAP/Lukas Coch)

What Four Corners left out of the Witness K story

Four Corners got the facts straight on how the Witness K scandal was born, but there is more to the story.

Bernard Collaery. (Image: AAP/Rod Mcguirk)

Government goes all out to hide the trial of K and Collaery from public

The government is trying dirty tricks in its efforts to prevent the public from knowing about its persecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery.

There are 7 articles by Clinton Fernandes