The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is central to Australia’s air defence plans for the years ahead, however, the continuing delays are causing major issues for Australia’s current defence needs. The link below is to an article that examines the F-35 development program in some detail.
Do gun laws make a difference to gun crime? Are gun laws worth pursuing? Would they make a difference in the USA? What do you think?
The video below is a program that investigated whether western intervention in other countries is/has been a good thing – what do you think? Is the program right in its conclusions?
It was a relatively quiet week for internet news until Guardian blogger Glenn Greenwald dropped a bombshell on Thursday, with a story that showed the National Security Agency was collecting data from Verizon thanks to a secret court order. But that was just the beginning: the Washington Post later revealed an even broader program of surveillance code-named PRISM, which involved data collection from the web's largest players -- including Google (s goog), Facebook (s fb) and Apple (s aapl) -- and then the…