AUSTRALIA PUSHES AHEAD IN THE AI ARMS RACE

As Australia resists new laws to restrain AI weapons development, Australian companies are using real wars to test their killing power.

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HIGHLIGHTS

‘Top Secret’ NSA map, this extract showing the Pacific Ocean and the XKeyScore surveillance facilities located in Australia and New Zealand and other nations.
The NSA surveillance facilities are located in Australia at Pine Gap (Rainfall) near Alice Springs, the signals intelligence satellite stations outside Geraldton in Western Australia, at Shoal Bay near Darwin, and at the HMAS Harman listening post in Canberra, and in at New Zealand’s Waihopai satellite interception station (Ironsand). (Image: NSA, via Edward Snowden) 
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JUDGING GENOCIDE 

JUDGING GENOCIDE 

Australia’s reluctance from afar to recognise Israel’s genocide in Gaza is being challenged by the genocide case against Israel in the World Court

A MASTER OF TERROR

A MASTER OF TERROR

The murky background of the likely next President of Indonesia may come to haunt Indonesia, and Australia.

THE SECRET RULES OF WAR

THE SECRET RULES OF WAR

In war, the rule of law can be a ‘flexible’ concept – but one man stepped forward and blew the whistle on the secret cover-up of Australian war crimes.

DEATH OF A HERO

DEATH OF A HERO

On the anniversary of the Balibó killings, the Australian government is still holding tight to its secrets on the East Timor genocide. As the fight to unearth those dark secrets continues, we remember one of the heroes of that fight.

FREE-FIRE ZONE, WEST PAPUA

FREE-FIRE ZONE, WEST PAPUA

High-tech automated lethal drones and rocket-firing helicopter gunships of the Indonesian military are being used in attacks on indigenous villagers in West Papua – just a few hundred kilometres north of Australian territory.