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RICHARD TANTER. Fifty years on, Pine Gap should reform to better serve Australia.

Pine Gap has capabilities that could genuinely contribute to the defence of Australia. This would depend on the will and resolution of an Australian government capable of identifying these.  

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MICHAEL McKINLEY. The unmooring of our national defence from our national interest. Part 1 of 4.

Australia is currently courting offence rather than, as governments so often assert, defence – a transformation which might only charitably be attributed to absent mindedness if the alternative, stealth, is excluded. It is, moreover, a change wrought, in the first … Continue reading

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