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Are the 'drums of war' beating louder and what does it mean?

Steve Evans
By Steve Evans
Updated April 27 2021 - 9:23pm, first published 6:30pm

The language is stark, frightening even. Home Affairs secretary Mike Pezzullo declared that the "drums of war" are beating and Australia must prepare for conflict.

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Steve Evans

Steve Evans

Reporter

Steve Evans is a reporter on The Canberra Times. He's been a BBC correspondent in New York, London, Berlin and Seoul and the sole reporter/photographer/paper deliverer on The Glen Innes Examiner in country New South Wales. "All the jobs have been fascinating - and so it continues."

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