French submarines – Why are we paying $5.5 billion for a $400 million contract breach? – Mick Lawless

French submarines – Why are we paying $5.5 billion for a $400 million contract breach? – Mick Lawless

Political/diplomatic issues tend to get a mite convoluted, so let’s keep this simple. Australia had a contract to have some diesel submarines manufactured by France.   If Australia backed out of the contract they had to pay a penalty of between $330,000,000...
The Albanese doctrine: ‘Don’t play politics with security’ – (Labor moves even further Right under “Albo”) – Annotated by Mick Lawless

The Albanese doctrine: ‘Don’t play politics with security’ – (Labor moves even further Right under “Albo”) – Annotated by Mick Lawless

If anyone believed an “Albo” led Labor government would be more social democratic and less neoliberal than their Hawke/Keating/Rudd/Gillard predecessors, this Greg Sheridan article about Murdoch’s new favourite for PM should disabuse of them of such...