David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
David Wroe and Ruth Pollard A government inquiry has reignited concern over the Prisoner X affair.
David Wroe IF CARBON could be removed from the atmosphere as efficiently as it has been scrubbed from the latest government carbon tax advertisements, our problems would be solved.
David Wroe The Afghan ambassador to Australia has warned that the Taliban would be strengthened by mooted cuts to future foreign aid to his country as coalition forces begin to pull out after 12 years of war.
Christopher Knaus, David Wroe An Army cadet who secretly streamed images of himself having sex with a female recruit to his friends in the notorious Skype affair has been linked to another, recent case of bastardisation.
David Wroe Angus Campbell, the government's pick to head up border protection, is tall and thin, with angular features and a mild speaking voice.
David Wroe The public might never be told whether the Coalition is meeting a key election promise in having the navy turn back asylum seeker boats, Immigration Minister Scott Morrison has said.
David Wroe The historic naval base at Garden Island is being considered for closure by the government in a move that is likely to anger top brass inside the Department of Defence.
David Wroe Australia's top spy flags shift in focus for national security agency, with more resources for high-tech espionage after a decade of concentrating on terrorism.
David Wroe A $900 million satellite paid for by Canberra was launched into orbit from the US on Wednesday night, cementing Australia's place in a powerful new military communications network.
David Wroe Male Defence Force recruits performed sexual acts on each other as an initiation ritual in a Canberra nightclub in the latest military scandal that has led to seven suspensions.
David Wroe A high-ranking Navy officer found guilty last year of falsely claiming spousal allowances while having several love affairs has had his conviction quashed on appeal.
Deborah Snow, David Wroe Afghan detainees captured by the Australian Defence Force and held at a US military prison near Bagram complained to Australian government officials that they were forced to accept humiliatingly...
Deborah Snow and David Wroe Afghan detainees captured by Australian soldiers and held at a US military prison near Bagram complained to Australian government officials that they were forced to accept humiliatingly public...
Deborah Snow and David Wroe Australia has again suspended the transfer of suspected insurgents to some Afghan prison facilities in Tarin Kowt following allegations of abuse.
David Wroe A pair of Apache gunship helicopters thundered overhead as the light rose over the dawn service at Tarin Kowt base.
David Wroe A military policeman has been cleared of charges he tried to cover up the apparent beating of an Afghan prisoner by Australian soldiers.
David Wroe A senior military policeman who falsified paperwork to hide the fact that an Afghan prisoner had been held longer than the regulation 96 hours has escaped a jail term and instead been demoted.
David Wroe A senior military policeman tried to cover up the apparent beating of an Afghan man arrested by coalition soldiers by falsifying entries in a log book, a military court heard on Tuesday.
David Wroe A senior military policeman tried to cover up the apparent beating of an Afghan man arrested by coalition soldiers by falsifying entries in a logbook, a military court heard yesterday.
David Wroe A key witness in the court martial of a military policeman accused of trying to cover up the apparent beating of an Afghan prisoner was recommended for a psychological evaluation to see if he was fit...