China labeled Australia’s biggest national security threat at Q+A as loud talk about Taiwan sparks passionate response

The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has been labeled the biggest threat to Australia’s national security at Q+A as panelists from both the government and opposition expressed concerns about China’s actions in the Taiwan Strait and subsequent comments from the Chinese Ambassador to Australia. Most important points: Pacific Secretary Pat Conroy called for de-escalation of tensions … Read more

Airstrikes, rocket attacks push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Fourteen dead, at least 110 injured – Palestinian Ministry of Health At least 160 rockets fired at Israel – military Israel killed Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza on Friday GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug. 6 (Reuters) – Israel struck Gaza on Saturday and Palestinians fired rockets into Israeli towns after an Israeli operation against the militant Islamic Jihad … Read more