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The Binskin-Conroy Confrontation over the ADF Role at the Sydney Siege

Senator Stephen Conroy and Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin

by Malcolm R Hughes

A few of us at Gumshoe are going down various paths to get an answer to the sixty-four thousand dollar question: Was the alleged mock-up of the Lindt Café on the premises of Holsworthy Army Base done on-the-day, or was it pre-arranged? 1,002 more words


Rebels Evacuate Besieged Syrian City in Boost to Assad's Regime

Residents and rebels began to leave the town of Daraya on Friday after Syrian government forces agreed to allow them to evacuate the besieged area. 116 more words

Lessons Publishers Should Learn from Rainbow Six: Siege's Success

Ubisoft recently boasted that the number of people playing Rainbow Six: Siege has almost doubled since launch. That becomes even more impressive when you compare it to The Division; a more recent Ubisoft offering which took less than three months to lose 93% of its players. 555 more words


Lindt Café Inquest Part 29: The Hearings Have Ended

by Mary W Maxwell, PhD, LLB

Every inquest seeks to find the time, place, and manner of death of a person. Regarding the deaths of Tori Johnson and Man Haron Monis, I think it is an established fact that the… 1,938 more words


Wrath of the Righteous #7: The Road to the End, Pt. 1 (a.k.a. Brimoraks populate faster than rabbits)

Unit 11 continues the tale of the war for Drezen, as the party makes its first foray into Citadel Drezen itself. –GM

29th day of Sarenith, 4716 AR… 312 more words


‘Not Massacred Yet’ – The Siege of the International Legations

Great Britain, France, the United States, Russia, Italy, Germany, Austria and Japan. In the second decade of the twentieth century these nations would be embroiled in the most catastrophic War the world had ever seen. 1,564 more words

Lindt Café Inquest, Part 28: The Hostages

by Mary W Maxwell, PhD, LLB

I think the Sydney siege was a false-flag operation in which Man Haron Monis did not act either as a lone gunman or as a religious extremist. 1,956 more words