Lies, Lies and Nuclear Submarines

Lies, Lies and Nuclear Submarines

It looked like something of an ambush, but a coterie of Australian journalists had their man where they wanted him. Between sessions at the G20 Summit in Rome, and French President Emmanuel Macron found himself blunter than usual. The sundering of the relationship between Australia and France over the new trilateral security relationship between Canberra,…

Handing Out Sweets: How British Propaganda Steers Events in West Asia

Handing Out Sweets: How British Propaganda Steers Events in West Asia

On 2 October, the Menwith Hill Accountability Campaign published an explosive report indicating it was “probable” that the secretive British military intelligence base played a pivotal role in the illegal assassination of Iranian Quds Force General Qassem Soleimani. For those unfamiliar with the facility, Menwith Hill is a vital part of the sprawling global surveillance network maintained by the…

Russia’s Right, It Was Only America’s So-Called Allies That Were Surprised By AUKUS

Russia’s Right, It Was Only America’s So-Called Allies That Were Surprised By AUKUS

The US’ own ‘allies’ are the ones who considered AUKUS an ‘absolute surprise’, not Russia or China. Those latter two already knew what to expect when it comes to America, and it’s that the fading unipolar hegemon will always put its interests first at everyone else’s expense, including its ‘allies”. Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria…

The Revenge of White Colonialism Motivates the AUKUS Alliance Against China

The Revenge of White Colonialism Motivates the AUKUS Alliance Against China

The United States, United Kingdom, and Australia have formed an alliance called “AUKUS” to create, in the words of Australia PM Scott Morrison, “a partnership where our technology, our scientists, our industry, our defense forces are all working together to deliver a safer and more secure region that ultimately benefits all.” AUKUS is primarily a…