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Georgia man arrested in plot to attack White House: security officials

Georgia man arrested in plot to attack White House: security officials

The 21-year-old was arrested in a sting after he traded his car for weapons.

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Human rights watchdog blasts latest changes to citizenship laws for terrorists
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Human rights watchdog blasts latest changes to citizenship laws for terrorists

The Australian Human Rights Commission warned that the government risked breaching Australia’s obligation not to make people stateless.

  • by David Wroe
We need the Five Eyes spy network, but with oversight
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Opinion

We need the Five Eyes spy network, but with oversight

Once cloaked in secrecy, this Anglosphere intelligence alliance is out and proud.

  • by Richard McGregor
Dutton's citizenship case against terrorist Prakash shredded
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Islamic State

Dutton's citizenship case against terrorist Prakash shredded

Fiji’s top immigration official has confirmed categorically that Islamic State fighter Neil Prakash is not a Fijian national, meaning the Morrison government’s stripping of Prakash’s Australian citizenship is not lawful.

  • by David Wroe
Unwanted man: Prakash decision a many-layered headache for Canberra
Islamic State

Unwanted man: Prakash decision a many-layered headache for Canberra

When Fiji declared that Neil Prakash was not one of its citizens, concerns over Australia's 2015 law on stripping citizenship were brought into sharp relief.

  • by David Wroe
Prakash citizenship revocation could jeopardise extradition chances, says Law Council
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Prakash citizenship revocation could jeopardise extradition chances, says Law Council

Australia’s peak body for lawyers says the “premature” announcement that Islamic State member Neil Prakash has been stripped of his citizenship could jeopardise efforts to see him face justice in Australia.

  • by David Wroe
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Peter Dutton insists undisclosed legal advice shows terrorist Neil Prakash is Fijian citizen
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Peter Dutton insists undisclosed legal advice shows terrorist Neil Prakash is Fijian citizen

The Home Affairs Minister insists the revocation of Neil Prakash’s citizenship is legally sound because he is also a Fijian national but has refused to detail the supporting legal advice.

  • by David Wroe
Dutton dismisses doubts over stripping of terrorist Neil Prakash's citizenship
National security

Dutton dismisses doubts over stripping of terrorist Neil Prakash's citizenship

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton is standing by his declaration that notorious Islamic State member Neil Prakash has been stripped of his Australian citizenship despite questions over whether Prakash meets the key requirement of holding another nationality.

  • by David Wroe
Howard government told ASIS accountability legislation a priority
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Howard government told ASIS accountability legislation a priority

Cabinet documents from the Howard government reveal how long it took to introduce parliamentary oversight of the intelligence agency.

  • by Sally Whyte
What is still being held back in Cabinet papers release?
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What is still being held back in Cabinet papers release?

The annual release of old Cabinet documents is generally seen as an exercise in transparency, but some information is still considered too sensitive to be made public.

  • by Sally Whyte
'Just look at Gatwick': Drone regulations welcomed, but WA Senator calls for 'deeper' focus
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Gatwick Airport Drone Incident

'Just look at Gatwick': Drone regulations welcomed, but WA Senator calls for 'deeper' focus

Amidst the federal government's step up on drone surveillance, federal Senator for WA Glenn Sterle warns it's mis-education that should be dealt with first.

  • by Dakshayani Shankar