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.
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…
Australia as Frontline State in New Cold War
Growing anti-Chinese sentiment within Australia poses a serious problem for any move towards normalization, writes Vijay Prashad.
Mali’s Break with France Shows Cracks in Atlantic Alliance
Wagner Group soldiers are in Mali, but Vijay Prashad delves into the reasons why they are not the cause of the rift with France.
Secrecy & Empire
Under the guise of protecting the national interest, Australia’s security establishment acts in secret to uphold the global U.S.-led imperial order, writes Clinton Fernandes.
‘Military Madness:’ US Deploys Nuclear-Capable B-52s to Australia
This escalation of U.S. hostility comes just days after the Biden administration released a Nuclear Posture Review that nonproliferation advocates said makes catastrophe more, rather than less, likely.
Biden Tightens the Noose Around China
The term “containment” never comes up, writes Michael T. Klare. But nonetheless, here is the new 21st century Cold War on a planet desperately in need of something else.
Partners in Crimes? The UK-Australia Special Relationship
Among several areas of growing collaboration, Canberra’s militarized immigration policy arguably inspires London the most, write Antony Loewenstein and Peter Cronau.
What Does India Get Out of ‘Quad’ Membership?
Behind the rhetoric about the Indo-Pacific and open seas is the U.S. play in Southeast Asia, writes Prabir Purkayastha.