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Bolton’s exit won’t change the approach to Iran

Bolton’s exit won’t change the approach to Iran

Former Trump adviser John Bolton may have been the biggest cheerleader for war with Iran, but that doesn't mean his departure will help fix tensions.

The cost of the government’s national security craze

The cost of the government’s national security craze

Crikey readers discuss the government's handling of national security and the Sydney-Melbourne rivalry.

Government trashes security committee in partisan frenzy

Government trashes security committee in partisan frenzy

The government has decided parliament's Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security "stymies" security agencies and is a threat to national security — all in the name of wedge politics.

In defence of Labor’s brave and original policy direction

In defence of Labor’s brave and original policy direction

A close analysis of Labor's most recent manoeuvres proves they are still as much in opposition as they ever were!

Labor must take a stand on security oversight

Labor must take a stand on security oversight

Crikey readers discuss Labor's stance on security agencies, NIMBYism and Australian trade protectionism.

Labor changes position again in the government’s war on scrutiny

Labor changes position again in the government’s war on scrutiny

Labor's inconsistency on oversight of security agencies has left a crucial missing link on the response to the government's attacks on those who would subject it to scrutiny.

The ‘national security’ lie exposed by the Smethurst raid

The ‘national security’ lie exposed by the Smethurst raid

The raid on a News Corp journalist exposes how police can target journalistic sources with impunity — and how "national security" is simply a tool to protect the powerful from scrutiny.

Cut and paste your national security hype HERE

Cut and paste your national security hype HERE

Another budget, another drop to a News Corp journalist about amazing extra funding being given to our security agencies.

When should the military be deployed in Australia?

When should the military be deployed in Australia?

Crikey readers discuss the government's new military powers, and Labor's hurdles in Parliament.

The disturbing new national security law that no one is talking about

The disturbing new national security law that no one is talking about

The encryption fiasco isn't the only capitulation recently made in the name of Australia's national security.