Monthly Archives: June 2014

Greater Australia-Japan Military Ties: another dangerous step for Australia in the coming age of pax-Sino

Bishop, Johnston and what the West helped teach China The recent trip of Foreign Minister Bishop and Defence Minister Johnston to Japan in order to build greater ties via the articulation of defence needs, and talk intellectual/product/intelligence interchanges is a … Continue reading

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What a State demands, what a citizen gives, and what Abbott and Hockey simply don’t understand

Recent history and the dreaded ‘age of entitlement’ mantra The rhetoric from the Abbott-Hockey mantra of the ‘age of entitlement’ appears to be getting more manic as a viewing of the ABC’s Parliament Question Time will attest; and as other … Continue reading

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