Monday, October 3, 2016

Secret US military bases in Australia are putting the country at risk 

US military bases in Australia: Protecting us or putting us at risk?

The United States is strengthening a network of secretive military bases across Australia that could be used for waging wars against our interests, it was claimed at a weekend summit.

Instead of fostering crucial relationships, we are allowing the US to create enemies for us with its growing strategic presence on our soil, say the academics, politicians and campaigners who gathered for the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) conference attended by in Alice Springs this weekend.

Under a burning hot sun in the red centre, experts and citizens shared their fears over what is happening in the most remote parts of the country. These mysterious bases may be invisible to the majority of us living in the most populated regions along the coast, but could threaten the fabric of all our lives. Here’s what you need to know:


A bird’s eye view of North West Cape, one of the most structurally-intimidating military bases in Australia. 

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