David Wroe is the defence correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.
David Wroe Chinese Ambassador Chen Yuming has vowed in a rare public address that the emerging giant's rise would be a peaceful one but warned that Beijing would "never give up its legitimate rights or...
David Wroe and Michael Gordon Tony Abbott has been branded the ''least qualified'' opposition leader on national security since Mark Latham by the Labor MP who this week attacked his own side over intelligence agency underfunding.
David Wroe, Michael Gordon Tony Abbott has been branded the ''least qualified'' opposition leader on national security since Mark Latham, by the Labor MP who this week attacked his own side over intelligence agency...
David Wroe, Mark Kenny Australia still has a small but persistent jihadist community that is tight-knit and continues to pose a danger, a terrorism expert has said after the arrest of a young Sydney man on terrorism...
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.
David Wroe Australia's national security agencies are being hampered by ''disgraceful'' and ''unacceptable'' underfunding, a senior Labor MP and intelligence committee chairman has said.
David Wroe Armed drones will be flown by Australia's military in the future, but the nation needs to begin debating the ethical challenges, the second-top military commander has said.
David Wroe, Deborah Snow Australia's elite special forces have ranged far and wide across southern Afghanistan, often carrying out what are called ''kill-capture'' missions against Taliban targets.
David Wroe, Deborah Snow Military police at Australia's detention centre in Afghanistan were pressured to make prisoners more "pliable" by gagging them, depriving them of sleep and denying them exercise.
Deborah Snow, David Wroe Australia has suspended again the transfer of suspected insurgents to some Afghan prisons in Tarin Kowt, Oruzgan, following allegations of abuse.
David Wroe, Deborah Snow An Afghan teenager was handed over to US interrogators for several hours in breach of Australian policy, military sources insist - contradicting an inquiry that concluded the handover never happened.
David Wroe Australia has for the second time suspended transfers of Afghan prisoners to the local Afghan-run detention facility in Oruzgan province amid concerns about abuse.
David Wroe The Gillard government says it welcomes debate on winding back counterterrorism laws after two reports recommended stripping security agencies of powers introduced after the 2005 London bombings.
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, 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...
David Wroe Australians have been warned against buying tickets for the 2015 Anzac centenary dawn services from ''irresponsible'' travel companies before the national ticket ballot.
David Wroe At 10am on June 11, 2010, all hell broke loose around the Taliban stronghold of Chenartu in the Shah Wali Kot district of Afghanistan.
David Wroe Australian special forces are being investigated over a case of "alleged misconduct" during an operation in Afghanistan 10 days ago in which four insurgents were killed.
David Wroe and Bianca Hall Overseas aid advocates fear the Gillard government will raid its aid budget for the second year running to cover spiralling asylum seeker costs.
David Wroe ADF looks to lug home, sell, destroy or give away 5 million pieces of equipment from Kandahar.