Tag Archives: Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono

SPYING ROW WITH JAKARTA MAY WEAKEN AUSTRALIA’S DEFENCE

– Counter-terrorism and border security sources say the standoff over spying could have a serious impact on operations if the row isn’t resolved and Indonesia stands firm on its threat to downgrade cooperation. While there remains some doubt about the … Continue reading

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SMUGGLERS ACCUSED OF SCUTTLING – Tuesday July 3 2012

– The Gillard Government is investigating whether people smugglers deliberately capsized two wooden boats between Java and Christmas Island, resulting in the loss of 94 lives. Smugglers have scuttled rickety fishing vessels in the past to hasten rescue efforts and … Continue reading

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TURNING A BLIND EYE WON’T SAVE ANY LIVES – Tuesday June 26 2012

– As Labor and Coalition politicians wallow in a moral quagmire while steadfastly refusing to confront the difficult issue of how to prevent boat people from risking their lives at sea, many people are asking what Indonesia is doing about … Continue reading

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