An assertive and rising Indonesia has reacted badly to Australia’s renewed AUKUS embrace with the Anglosphere.
THE AMBASSADOR AND THE HIT LIST
On the recent death of veteran Australian diplomat Richard Woolcott, the historical record leaves him an unquiet grave.
GREEN ENERGY’S DOWN SIDE
Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is looking to develop a ‘green energy’ mega project in Africa – but at what cost?
THE ‘GRAND NARRATIVE’ OF TERRORISM
Revenge has been the primary driver in most of the Islamist terror attacks on Australian soil – revenge for Australian involvement in violent US wars in Muslim countries of the Middle East.
TWIGGY’S AFGHAN MINERAL COUP
The ‘deal of the century’ for the exploitation of Afghanistan’s resource treasure trove has disappeared in a puff of smoke.
REVEALED: AUSTRALIA’S SECRET PROPAGANDA UNIT
Britain assisted Australia in setting up a team modelled on the UK’s notorious Information Research Department to run influence operations in the Asia-Pacific in the 1970s, recently declassified files reveal.
AUSTRALIA’S FAILED RESOURCE GRAB IN AFGHANISTAN
Mystery surrounds how an Australian mining company sought to access Afghanistan’s $3-trillion treasure house of untapped minerals.