November 4, 2015
by Gary Lord of Medium.com
We don’t talk about Pine Gap any more. Or North West Cape, or any other US military spy bases in Australia. Forty years since the overthrow of Prime Minister Gough Whitlam, Australians still don’t even want to admit that the CIA was involved. Meanwhile, Pine Gap has morphed into an integral part of the US drones program, which regularly kills innocent people in countries we will never visit. Such wanton destruction terrifies and alienates local populations, increases the likelihood that their support will turn to terrorist groups like ISIS and Al-Qaeda, and makes a mockery of our stated National Security goals. It’s time Australia parted company with Team USA’s military madness, and closed all US bases on Australian soil.
But is that even possible now?
Read more: How The USA Invaded Australia