Category Archives: Defence and national security

Nation that organised Ukrainian coup is outraged by a balloon

Secretary of State Antony Blinken postpones China trip over ‘unacceptable’ Chinese spy balloon.

Posted in Defence and national security, Hypocrisy of the left | 6 Comments

Reflections On Jim Molan and Absent Panegyrics

HAD Jim Molan been an American seeking elected office, serious conversations in the Republican Party would inevitably have taken place about his suitability for what Captain Willard called “a top slot in the corporation.” Not the Presidency itself – he … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and national security, Federal politics | 10 Comments

Stretched to breaking point by neo-con war of choice in Europe

Yanks flag ScoMo manoeuvre: Leaked letter reveals US concerns over AUKUS submarine deal.

Posted in Defence and national security, Foreign policy | 17 Comments

Top Gun in a supermax, bottom feeder in her lounge room

■ Former US marine pilot unfairly classified ‘high-risk’ in Australian prison, lawyer says. ■ ISIS wife who returned to Australia granted bail after being charged with terror offence. Mr Miralis said it was unprecedented to have an Australian citizen with … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and national security, Legal affairs, Rule of law | 7 Comments

Turns out left-wing extremism in the ALP is a far bigger threat

Clare O’Neil warns counter-terror laws may need to change to better handle rightwing extremism.

Posted in Defence and national security, Federal politics | 22 Comments

Status Quo Ante Bedlam

TWO tragedies that illustrate for the discerning the state and moral quiddity of Australian foreign policy – and therefore of Australia itself – were in the news last week, actually or by implication. The first was a rapprochement with the … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and national security, Foreign policy | 41 Comments

Joe Biden declares war on Tehran before being overruled again

Biden was ‘expressing solidarity’ when he said ‘we’re going to free Iran,’ White House says.

Posted in Defence and national security, US politics | 20 Comments

Neo-con deterrence theory of Ukraine War crashes and burns

And it didn’t even register: China will never renounce right to use force over Taiwan, Xi says.

Posted in Defence and national security, War and peace | 18 Comments

Tulsi Walks

I can no longer remain in today’s Democratic Party that is now under the complete control of an elitist cabal of warmongers driven by cowardly wokeness, who divide us by racializing every issue & stoke anti-white racism, actively work to … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and national security, Ethics and morality | 37 Comments

Agents taken off Garage Nazi ops to import Muslim terrorists

I guess they’re not as dangerous as Djokovic: Secret ASIO mission to save IS families in Syria.

Posted in Defence and national security | 16 Comments

There is no finer writer on military-strategic affairs in Australia

But nobody would publish Gray Connolly’s latest analysis of the war in Ukraine. The truth hurts: For we in the West, there is a stark contrast between Russia’s valuable acquisitions in mere months versus our years of stupid wars in … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and national security, War and peace | 37 Comments

Come for a sawn-off, leave with an anti-tank missile system

Biden’s boot sale for mafiosi: Only 30 percent of US weapons sent to Ukraine reach destination.

Posted in Defence and national security, War and peace | 3 Comments

“At 82, Pelosi seems sharper and more on-the-ball than Biden”

Greg Sheridan deploys the lowest bar since Mickey Rooney’s short-lived career as a high jumper: China moved the world closer to war this week. Pelosi has received a lot of bipartisan, Republican support for this trip. One Republican, of course, … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and national security, US politics | 30 Comments

Who would be dumb enough to join a “catastrophic” war?

We need to play into that debate in Beijing, play into the debate about whether Xi Jinping’s foreign policy has, after all, been so smart; by the way, ending up an ally of Russia’s in its catastrophic war in Ukraine. … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and national security, Foreign policy | 30 Comments

Pick the communist deadbeats

■ Debt to GDP ratio: America: 107%. Great Britain: 80.70%. Australia: 45.10%. Russia: 12.20%. ■ Larry Elliott: Russia is winning the economic war and Putin is no closer to withdrawing troops.

Posted in Defence and national security, Economics and the economy, International | 14 Comments

Who could resist?

Penny Wong launches charm offensive in the Pacific in a bid to counter influence from China.

Posted in Defence and national security, Foreign policy | 7 Comments

What happened to loose lips sinking ships?

HMAS Adelaide experiences more mechanical problems, months after Tonga deployment. Australia’s largest warship is being hampered by new mechanical problems, placing limits on its speed, just months after suffering a complete power failure during a humanitarian mission to Tonga… A … Continue reading

Posted in Defence and national security, Legal affairs | 2 Comments

Peking Dick

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

Posted in Defence and national security, Federal politics | 10 Comments