Among the American swamp monsters hired by Canberra is the Obama administration’s spy chief, who has an established track record of lying and manipulating to advance the interests of the U.S. empire.
Defense Review Binds Australia to US War Agenda
For most of its 110 pages the review’s mental contortions explain why “defending” Australia is going to have to look a whole lot like preparing to pick a fight with an Asian nation thousands of kilometers away, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
The Ambassador & the Hit List
After the recent death of veteran Australian diplomat Richard Woolcott, Peter Job says the historical record leaves him an unquiet grave.
Wong’s Australia — All the Way with USA
Regardless of her reassurances, Asian leaders will get the foreign minister’s message, writes Mary Kostakidis. And she offered little hope to the cause of freeing Julian Assange.
WATCH: CN Live! — ‘Beginning of the End’
Julian Assange’s father John Shipton joined CN Live! Thursday night to discuss several developments this week in the case of the imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher.
WATCH: Protest at Australian Nuke Sub Port
Australians against deployment of nuclear submarines in their country protested Tuesday at the port where the AUKUS subs would be docked if Australia goes ahead with the A$368 billion plan.
Row Breaks Out Over Assange in Australian Senate
Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong was asked point blank whether the prime minister raised Julian Assange with Joe Biden in San Diego last month. Chaos ensued.
The New York Times: The Empire’s Paper of Record
Among the latest pieces of unforgivable militarist smut is an article that frames Washington’s military encirclement of China as a defensive move by the U.S., writes Caitlin Johnstone.
Craig Murray: Why Would China Be An Enemy?
To react to Beijing’s growing economic power by increasing Western military power is hopeless. It is harder to think of a more stupid example of lashing out in blind anger.
IRAQ 20 YEARS: Iraq Invasion, AUKUS Blasted in Rousing Sydney Rally
A sitting senator, a former foreign minister, a retired diplomat and Colin Powell’s former chief of staff told an anti-war meeting in a Sydney town hall that Australians were being dragged without their consent into a U.S. war on China…