Oceania

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Australia has the world’s largest known uranium deposits – about 28 percent – and is the world’s third largest exporter of uranium with nearly 7,000 tonnes a year.

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Obama’s ‘Pivot to Asia’ directed against China has undergone significant developments. Not least has been the emergence of Australia as a central part of Washington’s plans to strengthen American influence and military reach across the Asia-Pacific.

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Australia provides the most acute example of this play between the constituency that needs to be bribed, if not deluded, and a government that wishes to be in the good books of its great behemoth of an “ally”

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Through the ANZUS alliance, Australia has been a key part of the US “hub-and-spokes” Asia-Pacific alliance structure for more than 60 years, dating back to the earliest years of the Cold War and the conclusion of post-war peace with Japan.

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Refusing to Resettle: Australia’s response to the Rohingya Asylum Seekers By Binoy Kampmark, May 26, 2015
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New Zealand: Workers Rights in the Fast Food Industry By Socialist Project, May 22, 2015
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Australian “Free Range” Chicken Company Alleged To Exploit Migrant Workers By Pratap Chatterjee, May 20, 2015
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Animal Rights in Australia: Eco-Terror and the “War on Terrier” By Binoy Kampmark, May 19, 2015
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US Bombers to Australia: Washington’s Deployments in the Pacific By Binoy Kampmark, May 18, 2015
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Police Shift Their Line on Australia’s Latest Terrorism “Plot” By Mike Head, May 14, 2015
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“In the Coming Days”: Mother’s Day and “Teenage Terrorism” By Binoy Kampmark, May 13, 2015
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New Zealand and the Production of White Phosphorous Bombs Used against Children in Gaza By Dr. Vacy Vlazna, May 07, 2015
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Monsanto Secretly Gave Money to Farmer Caught Contaminating Organic Farms with GMOs By Christina Sarich, April 30, 2015
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The Message of Anzac: Put Out More Flags, or Shut Up By John Pilger, April 28, 2015
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Beware the Children: The Young Terrorists are Here! By Binoy Kampmark, April 28, 2015
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The ANZAC Myth, a Cult of Imperial Dependence By Prof. Tim Anderson, April 25, 2015
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Security Cocktails in Australia: Mixing Anzac and Terror By Binoy Kampmark, April 23, 2015
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Australia: The Secret Country Again Wages War on its Own People By John Pilger, April 22, 2015
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Climate Change Politics in Australia: The Lomborg Factor By Binoy Kampmark, April 19, 2015
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Branding War in Australia: Anzac Vulgarity and the Cult of Austerity By Binoy Kampmark, April 17, 2015
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Deterrence by Celluloid: Using Film Propaganda to Scare Refugees By Binoy Kampmark, April 13, 2015
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Australia: Refugees in Indefinite Detention, Endless Incarceration By Binoy Kampmark, April 09, 2015
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“Data Retention” and Australia’s Police State Consensus By Binoy Kampmark, March 31, 2015
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Australia To Start Taxing Bank Deposits By Tyler Durden, March 30, 2015
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Australia’s Mission in Afghanistan. The Failings of “Operation Slipper” By Binoy Kampmark, March 25, 2015
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“Counter-terrorism” and Australia’s “National Data Retention” Program: Repeal of Privacy and Personal Freedoms, Media Censorship By Binoy Kampmark, March 23, 2015
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Passing Conservatism in Australia: Malcolm Fraser and the Politics of Ruthlessness By Binoy Kampmark, March 22, 2015
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Implementing “Democracy” and Regime Change in “Enemy Countries”: The “Electoral Integrity Project” By Prof. Tim Anderson, March 16, 2015
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Child Detention and Torture in Australia. Canberra’s Treatment of Refugees By Binoy Kampmark, March 12, 2015
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US-NATO’s “Global War on Terrorism”: Australian Troops to the Middle East to Fight ISIS By Binoy Kampmark, March 10, 2015
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Fantasies of the Fleet: The Emotion of Submarines By Binoy Kampmark, February 27, 2015
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The US “Pivot to Asia” and the Australian Leadership Crisis By Peter Symonds, February 25, 2015
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The “Era of Terrorism”: Sydney’s Lindt Café Hostage Crisis, Australia’s Prime Minister Abbott’s Response By Binoy Kampmark, February 25, 2015
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Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott and the Islamic State: The Case for Removing the “Fantasist-in-Chief” By Binoy Kampmark, February 23, 2015
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Internet Privacy and Individual Rights: Australia’s “National Data Retention Regime”, A Fool’s Paradise in the Land of Oz By Binoy Kampmark, February 22, 2015
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David Hicks and the Death of a Legal System By Binoy Kampmark, February 20, 2015
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Inconsistent on the Death Penalty: Australia, Indonesia and the Rule of Law By Binoy Kampmark, February 13, 2015
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Australia May Stop Providing Water and Power to Remote Aboriginal Communities By Global Research News, February 12, 2015
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Permanent Dysfunctionalism: Australia’s Leadership Disease By Binoy Kampmark, February 10, 2015
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Global Warming. What Will a Hotter Australia be Like? By Dr. Andrew Glickson, February 03, 2015
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When Idiocy Counts: Australia’s Knighting of Prince Philip By Binoy Kampmark, January 27, 2015
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US a Dangerous Ally: Former Australia PM. “The US will eventually bring Australia into a Direct Conflict with China” By Global Research News, January 25, 2015
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The Vaccination Quandary: Foiling Dr. Tenpenny’s Trip to Australia By Binoy Kampmark, January 23, 2015
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Cruelty in Papua New Guinea: Hunger Strike on Manus Island By Binoy Kampmark, January 20, 2015
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Why is Australia’s Vaccine Mafia Desperately Trying to Silence Dr. Sherri Tenpenny, a Brilliant Scientific Researcher? By Mike Adams, January 13, 2015
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War Crimes: Complaint against Australia’s Former Prime Minister John Howard to the International Criminal Court By Global Research News, January 13, 2015
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Australian Government Exploits Paris Attacks By Mike Head, January 10, 2015
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“Say No Vaccination” Crusade: Sherri Tenpenny Heads to Australia. Big Pharma and Media Backlash By Binoy Kampmark, January 05, 2015
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Australia Silences Criticism Of Vaccines, Benefits of Homeopathy By Brandon Turbeville, December 30, 2014
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Australia in America’s Third Iraq War By Richard Tanter, December 24, 2014
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Australian Government Exploits Sydney Siege to Advance “War on Terror” By Peter Symonds, December 19, 2014
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5 Reasons To Question The Official Story Of The Sydney Siege By Brandon Turbeville, December 17, 2014
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The “Shape-Shifting Sheik” and the “Sydney Siege” By Tony Cartalucci, December 16, 2014
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Knee-Jerk Reaction to Sydney Hostage Siege By Stephen Lendman, December 16, 2014
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Australia: Police Lockdown as Sydney Siege Continues By Mike Head, December 15, 2014
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Alleged Al Qaeda Siege in Sydney? Terrorism and Australia’s Security State By Binoy Kampmark, December 15, 2014
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Al Qaeda in Australia? America’s Terrorist Mercenaries Wreck Havoc in Sydney By Tony Cartalucci, December 15, 2014
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New Australian Terrorism Bill to Facilitate Targeted Military Killings By Mike Head, November 30, 2014
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The Adverse Emotional and Interpersonal Effects of Antidepressants By Global Research News, November 27, 2014
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Nuclear Proliferation in the Australia-India-Japan-U.S. Nuclear Nexus By Adam Broinowski, November 24, 2014
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Lacking “The Smarts”: Australia’s Submarine Fiasco By Binoy Kampmark, November 21, 2014
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Vladimir Putin Prevails at The Brisbane G-20: A Show of Western Weakness, A Mockery of Crisis Management and Diplomacy By Jan Oberg, November 21, 2014
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The G-20 Summit’s “Pathology of Parochialism”: Empty Proposals on Climate Change, Economic Growth By Binoy Kampmark, November 17, 2014
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The Presumption of Guilt: David Cameron and “Islamic Radicalization” By Binoy Kampmark, November 15, 2014
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The Road to Brisbane: Pre-Summit Antics Before the G20 By Binoy Kampmark, November 14, 2014
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“Emissions Accomplished”: Australia, Climate Change and the G20 By Binoy Kampmark, November 13, 2014
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Australian Prime Minister Demands Apology from Russia on MH17 By James Cogan, November 12, 2014
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Punishing Protest: The Australian Move on Democracy By Binoy Kampmark, November 08, 2014
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“Nuclear Tourism” in Australia: The Maralinga Venture, Relic of Britain’s Nuclear Tests By Binoy Kampmark, November 06, 2014
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The Cruelties of Melbourne’s Horse Race Cup: Drinking, Gambling and “Equine Slaughter” By Binoy Kampmark, November 05, 2014
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Universities at the Service of Big Business and Military Interests. The Fate of Australia’s National University (ANU) By Binoy Kampmark, October 30, 2014
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Sentencing Whistleblowers in Australia By Binoy Kampmark, October 23, 2014
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Gough Whitlam and the Forgotten Coup: How America and Britain Crushed the Government of Their ‘Ally’, Australia By John Pilger, October 23, 2014
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Dysfunctional Hagiography: Australia and the Passing of Gough Whitlam By Binoy Kampmark, October 21, 2014
Student Loans: The Government is Now Officially in the Banking Business
Loan Sharks and Financial Terrorism: The Wonga Payday Lending Experiment By Binoy Kampmark, October 19, 2014
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Australia and the War on Terror By Sepehr Samiei, October 11, 2014
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Australia, US Back Sham Election Staged by Fiji Military Regime By Frank Gaglioti, October 05, 2014
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Spreading the Conflict: Turkey and Australia Join In “Attacking ISIS” By Binoy Kampmark, October 05, 2014
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Australia’s Police State: “Coercive Surveillance” and the New Security Laws By Binoy Kampmark, September 27, 2014
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The Australia Police State: When Torture Might be Allowed Down Under By Binoy Kampmark, September 24, 2014
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Australia and Islamic State Beheadings: Prime Minister Abbott sees Terrorists Lurking in Australian Suburbs By Binoy Kampmark, September 23, 2014
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“Police State Down Under”, Mass Surveillance in New Zealand: Tapping the South Cross Sea Cable By Binoy Kampmark, September 16, 2014
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Ramping up the Alert: The Terror Threat in Australia By Binoy Kampmark, September 11, 2014
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Australia Engaged in US-NATO Activities in Ukraine: When “Wheezing Middle Powers” Get it Wrong By Binoy Kampmark, September 04, 2014