Guy RundleJul 21, 201725 Comments
Turnbull's new mega-department is so driven by the politics of Big Fear that it would be impossible for Abbott to get to the right of it without advocating a generals-bishops junta for public safety.
Bernard KeaneJul 19, 20177 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 KeaneJul 18, 201746 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 KeaneJul 11, 20178 Comments
The prime minister has allowed his weakness within his own party to influence his approach to national security, and there are big risks arising from that.
Michael SainsburyJul 7, 201719 Comments
Malcolm Turnbull -- or, at the very least, his own Foreign Minister Julie Bishop -- is signing up as a paid supporter of the country that effectively funded al-Qaeda and IS.
CrikeyJun 29, 20179 Comments
Did the ACTU try to influence the Walkleys? ... return of the leather jacket ... heeeeeeere's Kevin ...
Michael BradleyJun 28, 20179 Comments
Of all the seriously screwed up things that have been done to us in the name of national security, this is the very worst.
Bernard KeaneJun 26, 201721 Comments
In feting the criminal David Petraeus, Malcolm Turnbull demonstrates his government's hypocrisy on national security.
Irfan YusufJun 21, 201711 Comments
The recent attack on a Muslim centre in Finsbury Park, London, had some elements of our media describing the incident as a "revenge attack".
Charlie LewisJun 20, 20175 Comments
Were the papers reluctant to call it "terrorism" as the alleged attacker was white and the victims were Muslim?