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Murky business: Australia's defence industry is growing, but at what cost? by Antony Loewenstein

This year's Avalon Air Show in Geelong was the first chance for the public to see the long-delayed Joint Strike Fighter in action. At a cost of at least $100 million per aircraft, Canberra is slated to spend $17 billion on 72 F-35s in the coming years.

US militarism: what are the costs to Australia? by Margaret Beavis

 When it comes to the defence of Australia, much is made of the ANZUS treaty.

Nuclear Double Speak - Letter Canberra Times - Tuesday 31 October 2017

David Wroe's article on nuclear instability ("Unstable days as nuclear club fall out", October28, Forum, p4) quotes a former long-serving Pentagon official, who describes the new UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons as "hopelessly quixotic". This is the equivalent of asking a tobacco company about cigarette taxes.

Pine Gap and the Nobel prize the Oz government ignores


Published by Alice Springs News - 16 October 2017

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