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'Witness J' case lifts the veil on failure to support intelligence officials

'Witness J' case lifts the veil on failure to support intelligence officials

How much support are intelligence agencies giving their officers? Growing pressures on our intelligence officials may well harm our national security.

#29Leaks: has the ADF been caught up in a Russian money laundering scheme?

#29Leaks: has the ADF been caught up in a Russian money laundering scheme?

As part of the #29Leaks data leak, Inq and Michael West Media investigate a disturbing story involving the ADF, Russian contractors, and allegations of money laundering using Australian taxpayer funds.

$500m splash on the War Memorial will help soldiers’ stress? Really?

$500m splash on the War Memorial will help soldiers’ stress? Really?

The government is using veterans' PTSD to justify a wasteful expansion of the War Memorial in the name of military glorification.

Hastie and co derails another overreach by Home Affairs

Hastie and co derails another overreach by Home Affairs

Home Affairs tried to lay the groundwork for a new national mass surveillance scheme. A parliamentary committee spotted it and killed it.

ASIO, rolling in cash, whines about a lack of money

ASIO, rolling in cash, whines about a lack of money

ASIO's budget has dramatically increased in recent years, and yet it is sill whining that it needs even more funding and spies.

The conference banning whistleblower speeches

The conference banning whistleblower speeches

The organisation charged with coordinating Australia's cyber security has decided the views of experts on whistleblowing need to be silenced at this year's Australian Cyber Conference.

It's time to revisit Pine Gap

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.

A visual guide to Morrison's love of colonisation

A visual guide to Morrison's love of colonisation

The PM has revealed a very on-brand office re-style, just in time for his appearance with Leigh Sales on 7:30.

Conservatives can make the best case against another Middle East debacle

Conservatives can make the best case against another Middle East debacle

Australia's participation in Donald Trump's anti-Iran armada risks familiar, disastrous consequences. Conservatives are the ones best placed to argue against it.

Are Australia’s subs duds?

Are Australia’s subs duds?

It looked like the deal of the century. Now the $50 billion Future Submarine contract is coming under intense scrutiny as costs mount and timelines balloon.