Bernard Keane August 7, 2017 20 Comments
The discovery of an unsuccessful plot to bring down an airliner should raise serious questions about whether our massive national security spending is making us any safer.
Bernard Keane July 26, 2017 4 Comments
Australia has a shallow gene pool when it comes to intelligence commentary and the response to the latest intelligence review shows it.
Bernard Keane July 21, 2017 15 Comments
As both Labor and Liberals seek to exploit voter discontent over globalisation, do neoliberals have a response to the crisis engulfing the dominant economic dogma of the last 30 years?
Josh Taylor July 21, 2017
Turnbull is still as reliant on traditional media outlets as he is social media, despite a concerted push in his office to bypass them.
Bernard Keane July 19, 2017 7 Comments
What should have been a fundamental review of how we conduct and oversee intelligence-gathering has instead become an opportunity to expand and entrench the security bureaucracy.
Bernard Keane July 19, 2017 13 Comments
Not merely was Attorney-General George Brandis required to support losing his key functions yesterday, he was required to explain why it was such a good idea.
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.
Bernard Keane June 26, 2017 21 Comments
In feting the criminal David Petraeus, Malcolm Turnbull demonstrates his government's hypocrisy on national security.
Greg Barns June 8, 2017 15 Comments
Our prison system thinks it is acceptable to subject troubled young people to enduring isolation, boredom, capricious discipline and humiliation.
Crikey June 6, 2017 21 Comments
Our media never stops to ask how all of this terrorism started in the first place. The overwhelming evidence is clear: the invasion of Iraq in 2003, writes former head of Prime Minister and Cabinet John Menadue.