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IPAN: Bushfires a National Security Threat

Bushfires in Australia a real national security issue in contrast to talked up threats of hostile nations in our region. Climate change a significant cause of the fires. [Illustrations by Sheila Newman.]

Bushfires in Australia are a real national security issue in contrast to talked up threats of an alleged hostile nations in our region, according to the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN).

Australians are heading into a Christmas day of smoke, fires, death and devastation, with no significant rain projected for weeks, anxiety is rising about when this catastrophe will end.

Bloated US defence budget, savage austerity leave US citizens unprotected against real threats

US Congress's decision to maintain its bloated defence budget whilst other US government programs suffer savage austerity is opposed by two thirds of Republican voters and nine tenths of Democrat voters. As retired US Army Colonel Douglas McGregor explains in an interview with Russia Today excessive defence spending threatens the future economic viability of the US whilst doing little to stop threats to its citizens from South of the border that are far greater than that which they face from regions in which the US has waged war in recent decades.

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