When Australia – vassal be thy name – assumed responsibilities for not only throwing money at both US and British shipbuilders, lending up territory and naval facilities for war like a gambling drunk, and essentially asking its officials to commit seppuku for the Imperium, another task was given. While the […]
The Warring Peace: The AUKUS Submarine Announcement
AUKUS is an attempt to inflate a threat by developing a number of fictional capabilities in an effort to combat an inflated adversary.
War Over Taiwan: Australia’s Gang Of Five
Australia remains a satellite of the US imperium, and its officials seem obligated to pave the way for a conflict with China.
Doing Washington’s Bidding: Australia’s Treatment Of Daniel Duggan
Former US marine Daniel Duggan accused of training Chinese pilots is a victim of the United States government’s political dispute with China.
Irresponsible Politics: Australia’s B-52 Nuclear Weapons Problem
AUKUS alliance is to deploy six US nuclear-armed B-52 bombers to Australia that will breach South Pacific Nuclear-free Zone Treaty.
U.S.-and-Allied Goons Wreak Mayhem, Get Promoted; Whistleblowers Get Prosecuted.
Australia has simply abandoned to its UK and U.S. masters Julian Assange, the prosecution of David McBride is entirely the Australian regime’s operation. In countries like this, U.S.-and-‘allied’ goons wreak mayhem, get promoted, while whistleblowers get prosecuted.
Nuclear Submarine Doubts: US Lawmakers And AUKUS
The policymaking apparatus behind the AUKUS security pact was shoddy from the start. It has raised questions about the extent US power will subordinate Australia further in future conflicts; it has brought into question Australia’s own sovereignty; and it has also raised the spectre of regional nuclear proliferation via the […]
Joining The War Club: Australia’s HIMARS Purchase
Another needless, fatuous endeavour; another irresponsible drain on the public purse; another expression that the military-industrial complex Down Under is thriving in all its insidious stupidity. But Australia’s purchase of HIMARS (High Mobility Artillery Rocket System) batteries from the United States can be put down to loneliness – or the […]
Micronations: Eccentric And Unthreatening
A trolley load of books, chapters and treatises have been written on the subject of sovereignty. Usually, the concept entails control and power, the latter a corollary of the former. In international law, sovereignty finds some form of expression in the Montevideo Convention of 1933 but can hardly be seen […]
Data Retention And The Devotees Of Mass Surveillance
It is a stinker in terms of policy, and unconvincing in effect, but the wholesale, indiscriminate retention of telecommunications data continues to excite legislators and law enforcement. In the European Union, countries continue to debate and pursue such measures, despite legal challenges. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), passed […]
“I Do Not Think I Know”: Scott Morrison’s Submarine Deception
When it was revealed that former Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison had not only shown contempt for his own government in secretly appointing himself, via the Governor-General’s approval, to five portfolios, the depths of deception seemed to be boundless. His tenure had already been marked by a spectacular, habitual tendency […]
Penal Assassination: The Gradual Effort To Kill Assange
They really do want to kill him. Perhaps it is high time that his detractors and sceptics, proven wrong essentially from the outset, admit that the US imperium, along with its client states, is willing to see Julian Assange perish in prison. The locality and venue, for the purposes of […]