Bernard Keane July 18, 2017 46 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull has announced a home affairs portfolio, in a major win for Peter Dutton that reflects how weak the Prime Minister is.
Josh Taylor April 5, 2017 16 Comments
Gender diversity is not a PC buzzword -- it saves lives and wins wars, a senior Defence servicewoman has said.
Bernard Keane November 30, 2016 6 Comments
Australia's ex-servicemen have a much higher rate of suicide than other Australian men, a new study confirms -- and younger men in particular are at risk.
Jason Murphy May 5, 2016 8 Comments
Spending $50 billion for around 3000 jobs works out at a bit over $16 million each.
Crikey March 21, 2016 12 Comments
The Future Submarine program asks a lot of critical questions about the future of Australia's defence capabilities, writes director of Insight Economics Jon Stanford.
Crikey March 18, 2015 3 Comments
Australian veterans snubbed? ... Campbell Newman is moving on ... and the stupidest laws in Britain ...
Paul Millar February 26, 2015 5 Comments
Australia is moving from surveillance drones to armed drones. But given the US' record of using drones in countries without authorisiation (and given Abbott's penchant for "captain's calls"), are Australian armed drones a good idea?
Bob Gosford February 24, 2015
The Australian Defence Force was standing by to provide disaster relief in the wake of Cyclone Lam. So why weren't the troops sent in?
Crikey April 23, 2014 20 Comments
Why are spending $12 billion on military planes with a history of faults? Andrew Davies, a senior defence analyst at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, explains.
Bernard Keane March 6, 2014 18 Comments
The legal and operational framework for forcing asylum seekers into lifeboats and towing them back to Indonesia has become a little clearer, despite the government's secrecy efforts.