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All about the oil: a history of Australia’s relationship with Timor-Leste

All about the oil: a history of Australia’s relationship with Timor-Leste

Australia views itself as Timor-Leste's liberator. But the reality is that Timor-Leste has suffered for decades because of Australia's pursuit of oil revenue above all else.

How the Witness K/Collaery case is being delayed into oblivion

How the Witness K/Collaery case is being delayed into oblivion

This is Australian politics' biggest scandal, and the most powerful people in the country are ensuring you know as little about it as possible.

West Papua is this generation’s Timor-Leste

West Papua is this generation’s Timor-Leste

Will Australia ultimately intervene in West Papua like it did in Timor-Leste? Or will the government turn a blind eye in favour of its recent free trade deal with Indonesia?

Labor can’t be trusted on national security

Labor can’t be trusted on national security

Ignore the Coalition's partisan sniping at Labor over encryption backdoors: Labor's record shows it can't be trusted to push back against corruption and misconduct by powerful security agencies.

Government goes all out to hide the trial of K and Collaery from public

Government goes all out to hide the trial of K and Collaery from public

The government is trying dirty tricks in its efforts to prevent the public from knowing about its persecution of Witness K and Bernard Collaery.

Why Timor-Leste took its $484 million Greater Sunrise gamble

Why Timor-Leste took its $484 million Greater Sunrise gamble

The oil-dependent country’s acquisition of ConocoPhillips’ 30% Greater Sunrise stake is seen as the final step in securing sovereignty. But is it worth the risk?

When will political parties stop living in fear of Murdoch?

When will political parties stop living in fear of Murdoch?

Crikey readers respond to the Murdoch family's history of political meddling and the role of multinationals in Australian foreign policy.

Witness K scandal part of a long history of pandering to resource companies

Witness K scandal part of a long history of pandering to resource companies

The Witness K scandal and attempts to cover it up show how there has been bipartisan agreement to let commercial interests dictate Australia's foreign policy.

As politicians frolic, the Witness K scandal unfolds in a crowded courtroom

As politicians frolic, the Witness K scandal unfolds in a crowded courtroom

The greatest intelligence scandal of recent decades continued in a small Canberra court yesterday when Witness K and Bernard Collaery were put on trial. The government wanted to hide it.

‘Hypocrite minister’: Timor-Leste activists blast Bishop for prosecution of Witness K

‘Hypocrite minister’: Timor-Leste activists blast Bishop for prosecution of Witness K

Timor-Leste activists see the mistreatment of Witness K as yet more evidence of Australian arrogance and imperialism.