Category Archives: Defence and national security

Peking Dick

Scott Morrison questions Richard Marles’ ‘strangely high’ number of meetings with China officials.

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Maybe the RAN should ask permission to use Darwin Port

For our nuclear subs: Australia needs to be ‘on guard’ to ‘serious threat’ in the Pacific: Paterson.

Posted in Defence and national security, Elections | 8 Comments

Mad Maxim

AN old aphorism-cum-cliché beloved of armchair Churchills and lounge lizard neo-cons was today raised to the headlines as Prepare for war and Dutton warns: Australians must prepare for war. It was a felicitous Anzac Day angle within an election campaign … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and national security, Elections | 9 Comments

If it’s a bad thing for China to troll Australia from the Solomons, why is it a good thing for the US to troll Russia from Ukraine?

Posted in Defence and national security, International | 1 Comment

If the Islanders were white, we’d say they were greedy cowards

Not everything is the Morrison government’s fault: Solomon Islands and China sign security pact.

Posted in Defence and national security | 11 Comments

A year from now, we could be at war with the United States

Was this leaked now to block Kevni or Albo? Washington for ‘ambassador Rudd’ if Labor wins. Anthony Albanese has told some senior party colleagues he is in favour of appointing Kevin Rudd as Australia’s next ambassador to Washington if Labor … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and national security, Federal politics | 6 Comments

Shock: American men don’t want to serve under senile pervert

Good luck invading Europe: US Army Reducing Its Numbers in Face of Recruiting Difficulties.

Posted in Defence and national security, Left-wing extremism | 7 Comments

Thread: ‘Why don’t the Australians take over the Solomons?’

The ADF was busy policing Melbourne: China Takes Over the Solomon Islands — And the Pacific.

Posted in Defence and national security, Foreign policy | 4 Comments

Full Mettle Racket

Cosplay Ramboettes fail: US Army approves reduced physical fitness standards for women. Following a three-year review, the Army has scrapped plans to use the same physical fitness test for all soldiers, choosing instead to have some reduced standards to allow … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Defence and national security | 6 Comments

See how that works?

That is our backyard. This is our neighbourhood and we are very concerned about any activity that is taking place in the Pacific Islands.” – Home Affairs Minister Karen Andrews Leaked documents suggest plans for Chinese military presence in Solomon … Continue reading

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Invade This

The True Size.com.

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Preempting Preemption

Sir Chris Deverell: “So the question is becoming: does Nato fight him now or fight him later?” General Sir Chris Deverell, who until his retirement from the army in 2019 was in charge of military intelligence, cyber and special forces … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and national security, War and peace | 4 Comments

Attention Twitter Commandos

Godspeed: Ukrainian President Asks Foreigners to Come Fight, Says He Will Provide Weapons.

Posted in Defence and national security, War and peace | 15 Comments

Kim Philby For The Win

MI5 and MI6 agents are being urged to consider ‘white privilege’ and declare pronouns.

Posted in Defence and national security, Left-wing extremism | 3 Comments

Wing Dings

“SO freaky how there’s no recognizable name for the Chinese Secret Service,” Samuel L. Jackson’s villainous Valentine notes in Kingsman. “Now that’s what you call a secret, right?” Right. The thing about ASIO’s “rare” public forays is that they aren’t … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and national security, Federal politics | 26 Comments

Albo’s Dutton rebuttal not quite as dodgy as the Doc’s…

• But it didn’t age well: Albanese: ASIO has ‘no concerns’ over Labor candidates. • Just in: Chinese spies in plot to install ALP candidates at coming federal election.

Posted in Defence and national security, Elections | 21 Comments

War against China and Russia put on hold

Australian Defence Force to be sent into aged care facilities to ease staffing pressures.

Posted in Defence and national security, War and peace | 6 Comments

Like Russia, Australia doesn’t like being doorstep-trolled either

It’s OK when we resent it: Australia to fund PNG port upgrade amid strategic rivalry with China.

Posted in Defence and national security, Foreign policy | 3 Comments