Defence/Foreign Affairs


An open letter to Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Defence Minister Richard Marles Dear Anthony and Richard, Congratulations on your […]

THE die is cast and Australia has a Labor government committed, in opposition at least, to making defence and veterans […]

26 Apr 2022|Ashley Townshend and Thomas Lonergan As Ukraine slowly turns the tide on Russia’s assault, Australian leaders must quickly heed the […]

As the uncertain but deeply ominous storm clouds of a global struggle for dominance gather again, there appears to be […]

JUST when you thought it was safe to leave the bunker, someone called an election.  This column tries to focus […]

PARDON me for wondering, but when was the ABC added to the ADF order of battle to act as moral […]

Developing regional tensions should concern Australians as much as events in Ukraine. READ MORE

Russia’s criminal despot pushes the world to the brink, playing an unpredictable, dangerous game. Plenty of questions as Stalin’s successor […]

ELEPHANTS have the longest gestation period of all mammals, 18 to 22 months before giving birth.  Actually, making an elephant […]

I have been unreasonably banned and am at a loss what to do…? READ MORE