Six Colombian Mercenaries, Australian Commander Slain In Yemen

The UAE has been building a “second army” of mercenaries, overwhelmingly from South America, since 2011. Blackwater founder Erik Prince was initially responsible for the organization of this force, though the UAE insists he is no longer involved. Continue reading

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Australian Deputy Prime Minister Calls For Travel Warnings After More US Gun Violence

Mr Fischer said a person is 15 times more likely to be shot dead in the US than in Australia and that travel advice should reflect this, as it does for Mexico. Continue reading

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Snowden And Allies Issue Warnings As Australia Unleashes Mass Spying

“Go dark against data retention,” consumer advocates tell users in new campaign against invasive surveillance laws. Continue reading

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