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Meet the Timor-Leste 12 who could benefit from the Witness K cover-up

Meet the Timor-Leste 12 who could benefit from the Witness K cover-up

The government is desperate to hide its prosecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery. But who will benefit from a cover-up?

Secretive Chinese conglomerate needs more scrutiny from the FIRB

Secretive Chinese conglomerate needs more scrutiny from the FIRB

HNA Group has made an eye-watering number of acquisitions at breakneck speed in a bewildering number of sectors. Australia should keep its eye on this secretive company.

Former spook David Irvine appointed to head up FIRB

Former spook David Irvine appointed to head up FIRB

Irvine has no business or financial experience of any kind.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

David Irvine's role revealed ... money for nothing ... Bruce Billson's return? ...

Ex-spy chief paid to advise Border Force

Ex-spy chief paid to advise Border Force

Former ASIO head David Irvine is now advising the Australian Border Force.

Here come the Chinese hackers — yet again

Here come the Chinese hackers — yet again

Security experts are warning that China could turn off our power by hacking our power grid -- like they've been saying for nearly twenty years.

What is the real terrorism threat level?

What is the real terrorism threat level?

Crikey readers have their say on the threat of terrorism and student politics.

Why Australians can fight for the IDF, but not the Islamic State: ASIO chief explains

Why Australians can fight for the IDF, but not the Islamic State: ASIO chief explains

ASIO boss David Irvine has tried to explain how and why Australians join foreign armies, and allay concerns about the Coalition's proposed anti-terrorism laws. But given its murky past, ASIO's reassurances should be taken with a grain of salt, writes freelance journalist Andrea Glioti

Surveillance advocates hit us with their best shot

Surveillance advocates hit us with their best shot

The advocates for data retention have now had an opportunity to put their case, and they've failed to offer anything credible.

Crikey Clarifier: data retention — what it is and why it’s bad

Crikey Clarifier: data retention — what it is and why it’s bad

It's time to clarify what data retention is and the nature of the threat it poses to citizens.