Australian Defence Forces

Lurking off the coast of China’s eastern seaboard are three US aircraft carrier battle groups, to be joined by a British aircraft carrier group and Australian and Canadian warships. Talisman Sabre 2021 has just begun, reports Kerry Smith.

The Independent and Peaceful Australia Network has condemned the federal government's plans to spend billions to be a loyal deputy sheriff to the United States in the Asia-Pacific region, writes Vince Scappatura.

The staged drama of the PM’s June 19 cyber scare media conference and AFP raids on a NSW Labor MP were a cynical softening up exercise for the federal government's $270 billion military spend announcement, writes Peter Boyle.

Australian special forces routinely commit war crimes in Afghanistan.

Such a conclusion is strongly suggested by hundreds of pages of secret Australian Defence Force documents leaked to the ABC, which were revealed on July 11. 

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