Daily Archives: April 24, 2019


A new, hopeful moment for US nuclear policy

Underneath the daily, depressing headlines, five converging trends offer hope, for the first time in more than a decade, for dramatic positive change in US nuclear policy. The first trend is the growing recognition that current US nuclear security strategies … Continue reading


Do the US Marines in Darwin pose a risk to our peace and security ?

The Agreement between the Governments of the United States and Australia which under- pins the annual stationing of up to 2,500 US Marines in Darwin is called the Force Posture Agreement (FPA). The concept was first announced by US President … Continue reading


US troops land in Darwin

The largest contingent of US marines yet, 2,500, have started to arrive in Darwin. Among the war exercises they will carry out with the ADF is the Talisman Sabre war exercises on and off the coast of Queensland and the … Continue reading