Jan 252014
 
Rudal Yakhont  Frigate OWA-354

Rudal Yakhont Frigate OWA-354

Potensi ancaman bagi Indonesia dalam keutuhan wilayah NKRI, pencaplokan sumberdaya Indonesia dan penyerangan moral masyarakat Indonesia agar tetap dalam cengkraman asing sering kita diskusikan dalam tulisan tulisan saya terdahulu.

Kali ini kita mengupas bagaimana Potensi ancaman Indonesia bila dilihat dari sudut militer, konflik LCS dan perebutan pengaruh dan kepentingan asing terhadap geopolitik kawasan dalam perebutan sumberdaya alam.

Dengan beruntunnya gesekan antara Indonesia dan Australia semakin menyadarkan kita bahwa potensi ancaman di sekitar wilayah Indonesia sangatlah besar. Dengan terungkapnya skandal penyadapan dan disambung insiden masuknya 3 kapal RAN ke wilayah teritori Indonesia adalah sebagai “Wake up Call” agar kita tidak menyepelekan segala potensi ancaman yang ada.

Potensi Ketegangan LCS
Ketegangan dan memanasnya kondisi Laut China Selatan -yang dimulai dengan perebutan kepulauan Spratly yang kaya sumber daya alam,- antara negara negara Asean, Amerika Serikat dan RRC mau tidak mau membuat kita bersiaga akan segala dampak buruk yang ditimbulkan oleh ketegangan LCS bila sampai pecah.

Amerika serikat yang tidak ingin hegemoninya di pasifik terancam dengan bangkitnya China menajadi negara super power baru, membuat langkah dan taktik baru politik luar negerinya di pasifik. Sudah banyak berita yang mengabarkan bagaimana 60 persen kekuatan militer Amerika Serikat akan digeser dan ditumpuk di kawasan pasifik.

Bagaimana dengan posisi Indonesia di mata pihak pihak yang berseteru di LCS?

Potensi Ancaman China
Pihak china akan senang bila Indonesia mempertahankan politik Bebas dan aktif, Non Block dan Zero Enemy, itu bisa dilihat bagaiman reaksi China dengan peta lidah naganya yang tidak mencaplok Natuna dalam klaimnya, dan China berusaha mendekati terus gadis cantik Indonesia agar tidak jatuh dalam pelukan barat dan berbalik memusuhi china.

China bahkan menginginkan Timor Leste menjadi pangkalan militernya dengan imbalan ekonomi kepada negeri sempalan NKRI yang baru merdeka tersebut. Untungnya Timor leste mempertimbangkan perasaan Indonesia bila ada pengkalan militer china di wilyahnya.

KONON dengan halus Pemerintah Timor Leste menganjurkan China untuk terlebih dahulu meminta RESTU dari Indonesia dulu bila harus membuka pangkalan militer di wilayah Timor Leste.

China juga tidak diam saja mempengaruhi Indonesia dan MENGINTIP bagaimana sejatinya sikap Indonesia ke depan berkaitan dengan ketegangan di LCS.

Banyak iming iming TOT dan kerjasama militer dan paket bantuan ditawarkan China kepada Indonesia sebagai pemanasan bujukan agar keterpihakan Indonesia jelas kepada China dan mereka tetap melancarkan misi spionase ke segala aspek untuk mengintip bagaimana ke depan sikap Indonesia terhadap LCS dan kelanjutan pengolahan sumber daya alam yang dioperatori oleh negara tersebut.

Produk bersama dan TOT rudal C 705 dan hibah radar maritim adalah perwujudan pemanasan bujukan dan rayuan China terhadap dukungan Indonesia dan akan banyak tawaran yang menggiurkan bila Indonesia mau menjadi proxy China.

Proxy China di negara negara Asean seperti Laos dan Kamboja tidak ada artinya bila dibandingkan dengan Indonesia yang mau bergabung dengan China. Akan timbul block yang dahsyat bila negara berpenduduk terbanyak di dunia digabungkan dengan negara terbesar ke empat penduduknya di dunia.

Tidak menutup kemungkinan suatu saat China mengklaim Natuna masuk wilayah yang akan dicaploknya.

Potensi Ancaman Amerika dan Australia
Ada ANALISA yang menyebutkan bahwa Amerika Serikat membiarkan Filipina yang lemah militernya untuk dijadikan umpan diinvasi China dalam ekspansi perebutan Pulau Spratly di Laut China Selatan, dan AS dengan aliansinya akan menggebuk bersama china berlindung dengan putusan dari PBB.

TETAPI menurut AS akan lebih hemat dan efisien bahkan revolusioner bila Indonesia yang mau mengahadapi China dan menghadang ekspansi china.

Indonesia bila dijadikan proxy oleh Amerika Serikat maka pihak barat akan mendapatkan suatu negara yang MUMPUNI dalam menghadapi china.

Indonesia adalah negara nomer empat terbesar penduduknya di dunia, mempunyai sumberdaya manusia yang besar, mempunyai sumber alam yang besar, mempunyai rakyat dengan jiwa militansi yang tinggi, dan Indonesia mempunyai sitim pertahanan SISHANTA dan pengalaman perang dengan negara negara barat. Dan yang paling penting GEOPOLITIK Indonesia sangatlah strategis yang diperkirakan sanggup menghadang China.

Hal hal tersebut di atas tidak dimiliki oleh Sekutu Sekutu Barat yang bertebaran di Asia Tenggara dan pasifik, baik itu oleh Singapura, Malaysia, Thailand, Filipina, Vietnam bahkan Australia dan New Zealand sekalipun.

Amerika Serikat lebih percaya SUMBER DAYA Indonesia yang mampu menghadapi kebesaran China.

Bila saja Indonesia mau dan bersedia dijadikan proxy maka tak heran bila Indonesia menginginkan segala teknologi militer tercanggih dari barat pun akan diberikan.

Kalau kita mau TERIKAT dan bersedia “treaty” dengan segala tetek bengek yang MENGIKAT maka AS akan memperkuat otot otot TNI dengan cepat untuk mengahadapi china.

Mereka akan segera mengirimkan F-16 block 52 dan F-35 dengan jumlah yang nggilani (besar).

Untuk sekarang saja bagaimana mereka menawarkan dan memberikan teknologi Apache Guardian terbaru bahkan Singapura saja belum dikasih, juga alutsista lainnya seperti Javelin, Chinock, Blackhawk eks Afaganistan, F-16 Hibah dan sempat menawarkan fregat OHP class.

Konon ada tawaran terakhir berupa 38 unit F/A-18C/D Hornet hibah eks USMC ditambah 6 unit E-2C Hawkeye eks USN dengan paket lengkap plus retrofit dan tetek bengek lainnya. Bahkan, kalau paket F/A 18 hibah ini diambil, akan dikasih gratisan CH-46 Sea Knight dan SH-3 Viking, namun sampai sekarang tawaran ini belum kita respon positif.

Itu semua adalah PEMANASAN agar kita tetap melihat Barat sebagai Sekutu wealaupun tidak utama dan agar kita tidak berpaling ke Block Timur dan memihak kepada China,

Indonesia ibarat pemuda muda yang lugu di tengah godaan setan penguras SDA yang menjanjikan kenikmatan duniawi untuk kenikmatan sesaat.

Semoga pemimpin kita sekarang dan yang akan datang KUAT IMANnya dengan segala pemanasan, rayuan ringan sampai rayuan berat AS dan yang MENGGIURKAN tetapi akan sangat MEMATIKAN ke depannya bagi bangsa ini.

Sikap TERBAIK Indonesia adalah tetap NON BLOCK dan TIDAK MEMIHAK kesalah satu pihak yang berseteru di LCS tetapi tetap AKTIF untuk menyuarakan perlunya penyelesaian konflik secara damai dan berjalan di jalur diplomasi.

Sambil tetap MENGUATKAN otot sendiri dengan jalan yang BENAR diantaranya membeli alutsista dari berbagai block baik itu dari Amerika Serikat, Rusia, Eropa, Asia dan Amerika Latin.

Penguatan otot sendiri adalah kebutuhan untuk menjaga kekuatan “critical element of combat-ready forces”. Kita tidak Ingin pemuda lugu ini dipaksa pecahkan karang dengan lemah jari tergumpal. Tetapi pemuda lugu yang BEROTOT dengan iman yang indah, cerdik dan BERUNTUNG, diberuntungkan oleh Tuhannya karena kedekatan dengan-Nya. Pemuda lugu ini perlu dibekali dengan mempunyai doa tolak setan penggoda dan pusaka tundung setan (pusaka yang bisa MENUNDUKkan setan jenis manapun)

Coba kita buka apa saja potensi ancaman yang mengililingi teritorial Indonesia:

Pangkalan Rahasia Militer Australia:
AUSTRALIA’s most secret sites are hidden well away from prying eyes, usually far from major population areas. But no one escapes the all-seeing eye of Google Google.

 Pangkalan Rahasia Militer Australia

One of the world’s biggest spy bases is located in the middle of Australia at Pine Gap, NT. (Google Earth Source: Supplied)

As Australian and British foreign and defence officials meet in Perth today to discuss stronger military ties, here’s our virtual tour of Australia’s most secret military and government sites.

One of the world's biggest spy bases is located in the middle of Australia at Pine Gap, NT. (Google Earth Source: Supplied)

One of the world’s biggest spy bases is located in the middle of Australia at Pine Gap, NT. (Google Earth Source: Supplied)

ASIO, ACT (Spy Agency HQ)
The new Australian Security Intelligence Organisation HQ in Canberra will house Australia’s national security service, responsible for protecting us from espionage, sabotage, attacks on the Australian defence system and terrorism. ASIO officers have similar powers to the UK’s Security Service (M15), and do not carry guns.

The new Australian Security Intelligence Organisation HQ in Canberra. (Google Earth)

The new Australian Security Intelligence Organisation HQ in Canberra. (Google Earth)

Campbell Barracks, WA (SAS HQ)
Located in suburban Perth, the low-key army base in Swanbourne, has been the base of the Australian Special Air Service (SAS) since the Regiment was established in 1957. Most training takes place at Bindoon army base, northeast of Perth, which includes live-fire ranges, training areas and an SAS mock-up area with ’embassy’ building and sniper towers.

Campbell Barracks, WA (SAS HQ)

Campbell Barracks, WA (SAS HQ)

Christmas Island, Indian Ocean (Detention Centre)
Home to 1500 Australian citizens, mostly of Chinese ethnicity, Christmas Island was a thriving phosphate producer before transfer to Australian sovereignty in 1957. Since the MV Tampa controversy in 2001, the island has been the primary goal of asylum seekers attempting to enter Australia. Opened in 2006, the Immigration Detention Centre contains approximately 800 beds, and cost $400m, double the estimated budget

Christmas Island, Indian Ocean (Detention Centre)

Christmas Island, Indian Ocean (Detention Centre)

Kojarena, WA (defence satellite station)
The Australian Defence Satellite Communications Ground Station is located at Kojarena, 30 km east of Geraldton. It is operated by the ADF Defence Signals Division, and houses five radomes and eight satellite antennas linked to a worldwide satellite communication signals interception system that is mainly operated by the US and UK.

Australian Defence Satellite Communications Ground Station at Kojarena, WA.

Australian Defence Satellite Communications Ground Station at Kojarena, WA.

Maralinga, SA (Nuclear Test Site)
The ancient home of the Maralinga Tjarutja indigenous people, Maralinga was the site of seven secret British nuclear tests in the 1950s, with four fission bomb tests followed by three tests of triggering mechanisms. A Royal Commission in 1985 identified significant contamination at the site. Native title was handed back to the traditional owners in January 1987 and efforts were made to clean up the site before resettling the land in 1995.

 Maralinga, SA (Nuclear Test Site)

Maralinga, SA, site of seven secret British nuclear tests in the 1950s.( Picture: Google Earth)

Nauru, Pacific Ocean (Detention Centre)
Originally opened in 2001 to take people rescued by the MV Tampa, the detention centre on the tiny island of Nauru was built to house 1200 asylum seekers in return for a pledge of $30m in development funds. Closed by Kevin Rudd in December 2007, the camp was reopened by the Gillard government in August 2012 to process record numbers of asylum seekers arriving by boat.

Nauru, Pacific Ocean (Detention Centre)

Nauru, Pacific Ocean (Detention Centre)

North West Cape, WA (US Naval Signals)
Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt is located 6km north of Exmouth, which was built to provide support to the base and house dependent families of US Navy personnel. The base provides very low frequency (VLF) radio transmission to US and Royal Australian Navy ships and submarines in the Pacific and Indian Oceans and is the most powerful transmission station in the Southern Hemisphere

North West Cape, WA (US Naval Signals)

North West Cape, WA (US Naval Signals)

Nurrungar, SA (Ballistic Missile Control)
Located on the edge of Island Lagoon, approximately 15 km south of Woomera, Nurrungar was run by the ADF and the US Air Force from 1969 to 1999. It provided early detection of missile launches and nuclear detonations via US satellites in geostationary orbits. Operations moved to Pine Gap in 1999. Today the ADF uses the site for army tests

Nurrungar, mothballed ballistic missile control site near Woomera, SA. (Google Earth)

Nurrungar, mothballed ballistic missile control site near Woomera, SA. (Google Earth)

Pine Gap, NT (US Listening Post)
Probably the best known secret installation in Australia, Pine Gap near Alice Springs is one of the biggest ECHELON signals intelligence facilities in the world, with an estimated 1000 employees. A former US National Security employee who worked at Pine Gap has claimed that the facility is run by the CIA. Pine Gap controls American spy satellites as they fly over China, North Korea, Afghanistan and the Middle East.

One of the world's biggest spy bases is located in the middle of Australia at Pine Gap, NT

One of the world’s biggest spy bases is located in the middle of Australia at Pine Gap, NT

Swan Island, VIC (Special Forces)
The Department of Defence does not discuss what goes on at Swan Island, and information on the facility is not found on any government website. It is believed that Australia’s Special Forces carry out counter terrorism training here on a base shared with the Secret Intelligence Service

Swan Island, VIC (Special Forces)

Swan Island, Victoria, SIS and special forces training centre

Scherger, QLD (Detention Centre)
Villawood and Darwin are well known immigration detention centres, but did you know that up to 600 asylum seekers at any one time are housed at a facility at RAAF Scherger in Far North Queensland? One of three ‘bare bases’ in the tropics run by skeleton crews, Scherger is set up to house 1400 personnel and 40 aircraft if Australia ever gets into a shooting war with one of our northern neighbours.

Scherger, QLD (Detention Centre)

RAAF Scherger, advance air force base and detention centre. Far North Queensland

Symonston, ACT (Government Panic Room)
Protected by heavy gates, security fences and an array of CCTV cameras on a nondescript Canberra industrial estate, the main purpose of the classified facility at Symonston is believed to be to provide an alternative communications facility for the Australian government. Under the so-called “Plan Mercator”, this is where the Prime Minister, Governor-General and advisers would be whisked to in the event of a terrorist attack or threat against Parliament House.

Govenrment panic room in Symonston, suburban Canberra.

Govenrment panic room in Symonston, suburban Canberra.

TINDAL, NT (Fast jets, Stealth bombers)
Located near Katherine in the NT, RAAF Tindal houses the RAAF’s fast jets outside the cyclone zone at a site easy to defend against external attack. A key launching point for the Australian-led intervention in East Timor in 1999, the base is also rumoured to host US stealth spy planes.

TINDAL, NT (fast jets, stealth bombers)

TINDAL, NT (fast jets, stealth bombers)

Woomera, SA (Weapons Tests, Drones)
The Woomera Test Range in South Australia is a large weapons testing range operated by the RAAF, 500km northwest of Adelaide. A prohibited area off-limits to the public, the range was set up by Britain and Australia in 1946 and was the site for seven nuclear tests between 1955 and 1963 as well as tests for a wide range of conventional weapons before the Australian-Anglo joint project ended in 1980. After a long period when it was effectively abandoned, the range is currently used for ADF trials and leased to foreign militaries.

Woomera, SA (weapons tests, drones)

Woomera, SA (weapons tests, drones)

British stealth drone bomber Taranis, undergoing testing in the Australian outback in early-2013.

British stealth drone bomber Taranis, undergoing testing in the Australian outback in early-2013. (photo: BAE)

British stealth drone bomber Taranis, undergoing testing in the Australian outback in early-2013. (photo: BAE)

Woomera is the most likely test site for new British stealth drone Taranis, which will be conducting outback test flights in early 2013. At its peak the range covered 270,000 square km. Today it covers 127,000 square km, and remains the world’s largest weapons test range. (by: Satrio)

sumber asli: www.news.com.au/travel/australian-holidays/australias-top-secret-sites-uncovered-by-google-earth/story-e6frfq89-1226556475870

  179 Responses to “Potensi Ancaman Indonesia”

  1.  

    ternyata pulau cocos masih memiliki ikatan darah dengan indonesia ya bung,Ulasan yang sangat menarik,kykx selain faktor strategisx pulau cocos ada pertimbangan lain dari USA sehingga memilih pulau ini sebagai pangkalan militernya mngkin menyangkut proyeksi masa depan.

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    iya bung, sudah tadi saya baca karena sudah dikutip media. pilihan TNI AU urutan-nya Su35 kemudian Gripen NG. perkiraan waktu sama seperti yang dirilis rianovosti, 2015. Ingin langsung full squadron, tapi tergantung keuangan pemerintah. Dgn adanya gesekan dengan Aus dan rencana Kogabwilhan perkiraan saya mah bakal mulus, bahkan lebih

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    * Per Kogabwilhan harus ada minimal 1-2 ska Heavy fighter *

    minimal, 2-4 Medium
    Minimal, 1-2 Light

    Pemilihan item Hi-end, sudah final sepertinya SU-35, yg lebih menarik adalah masalah kuantitasnya.

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      jika lawan potensialnya fixed dari negara sekitar bisa diatur atur squadron tempurnya, jadi kogabwilhan yang satu bisa jadi lebih kuat dari kogabwilhan lainnya. tapi jika mau mantap semua Kogabwilhan wajib dilengkapi dgn heavy fighter. dan jika ancaman hanya datang dari 1 arah maka kekuatan RI akan sangat menakutkan dgn penggabungan beberapa kogabwilhan berdekatan,

      Kogabwilhan permulaan mungkin hanya dilengkapi 1 squadron heavy/medium fighter, coba saja hitung yang agak dekat dan sudah agak anget beritanya. 40 F16 (10+30), 32 Flanker (16 Su30/27 + 16 Su35) total 72 unit pespur dan hanya cukup menjadi 4 squadron tempur (F5 dan hawk ga dihitung) alias masing2 Kogabwilhan hanya kebagian 1 squadron tempur, ada yang heavy ada yang medium fighter.

      Belum lagi kebutuhan matra lain dari AL dan AD 🙄 sepertinya harapan 1 kogabwilhan mampu menghadapi 1 front (1 negara 🙂 ) dan masing2 Kogabwilhan akan mampu secara mandiri melakukan pertempuran secara bersamaan baru akan dikejar pasca MEF2 nanti selesai, alias 2020 up. sedangkan MEF2 sendiri adalah bagaimana mengisi kebutuhan minimal alutsista 4 Kogabwilhan hingga masing punya kekuatan tempur mandiri laut, darat dan udara

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        Kekuatan Kogabwilhan (untuk unsur AU,AL, arhanud) Harus setara satu sama lainnya, tumbuh berbarengan (kondisi default) mengingat azas : “Kecepatan Respon”

        ibarat kata : dalam 1 thn anggaran, jika beli 2 skuadron Heavy fighter maka akan dibagi 4 kogabwilhan, terus berjenjang ke tahun anggaran berikutnya.

        # hanya opini.

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        Indonesia dalam perjalanannya punya sejarah perselisihan berulang dengan Malaysia dan Australia, sedangkan dengan Singapur yang pecahan Malaysia -dalam skala tertentu juga punya masalah tersendiri dgn Indonesia. Jadi 3 negara itu yang kudu diawasi, kita literaly dikelilingi ancaman potensial. Menurut saya, fakta keamanan 5 negara persemakmuran di kawasan dengan sepsifik memikirkan Indonesia sebagai alasan pempentukan FPDA

        Perang dengan salah satu artinya Indonesia perang dengan 3 lainnya (plus NZ dan UK). Saya pikir perang all out terbuka kecil kemungkinannya, tapi walau bagaimanapun tetap harus diperhitungkan.

        4 Kogabwilhan minimal harus punya kemampuan yang seimbang dgn gabungan 3 negara itu secara bersamaan, jelas berat dan perjalanan tampak panjang, terutama mengingat anggaran pertahanan gabungan Singapura dan Australia yang nyaris 40bn usd berbanding 7.5bn usd anggaran kita 🙂 hanya saja kita menang di man power dan keuntungan geografis. Jika ada niat dari pemerintah, anggaran pertahanan kita bisa ngejar Australia dalam 5-10 tahun ke depan.

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    Jangankan pulau cocos yang relatif dekat dengan p.jawa bahkan ada ahli yang memperkirakan penduduk asli new zealand datang dari p.jawa (sunda), ada penduduk asli NZ yang secara tradisi mempunyai gambar ukiran harimau, padahal harimau tidak ada di NZ, mereka menyebutnya dengan maung (sunda= harimau)

    Australia juga sudah dari jaman dulu dikunjungi nelayan2 bugis sebelum kedatangan bangsa eropa, ada beberapa penduduk aborigin di utara australia yang punya gen DNA yang mengindikasikan ada percampuran dgn penduduk nusantara, bahkan secara bahasa memiliki beberapa suku kata yang serupa dengan bahasa bugis.

    cocos, Australia, NZ dan kepulauan Malenesia jelas-jelas lebih nusantara daripada eropa. Kita lebih berhak atas dasar sejarah daripada pendatang kolonial eropa.

    China mengklaim LCS atas dasar sejarah masa lalu, jika sekuat China kita bisa melakukan klaim yang sama di masa depan terhadap cocos dan mailand australia, terutama jika hubungan terus merenggang dan terus memilih berjarak dan berseberangan dengan kita 🙂 kasus Timor leste saja masih teringat jelas, sekarang malah mau nambah daftar dosa baru. Ini juga berlaku bagi Malaysia dan Singapura

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    bung @gue, menurut saya kogabwilhan akan memuluskan wish list user. tidak hanya jenis dan typenya tapi juga kuantitasnya. Perkiraan saya anggaran 2015 ke atas akan di atas 1% GDP agar mampu mendukung operasional alutsista yang bertambah.

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    https://www.facebook.com/erikhasan/posts/638685592834866

    wawancar tony abbout dengan wartawan independent australia

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    Studio: And now to some breaking news. Reports are coming in that three Indonesian Naval vessels have entered Australia’s territorial waters near Darwin. Eyewitnesses report the vessels were escorting four boats containing asylum seekers that they had towed from Indonesia to Australia.

    We cross now to our chief naval reporter, Lee Sails, in Canberra where the Prime Minister has agreed to come out of hiding to answer some questions.

    Lee Sails: Good morning Prime Minister. What can you tell us about the presence of the Indonesian Navy in Australian waters?

    Tony Abbott: Well, let me make this crystal clear, Lee, crystal clear. Australia will not tolerate any unauthorized incursions into Australian territory. I’ve written a letter to President Yudhoyono, making that crystal clear. We have put the entire Australian fleet on standby and many ships on duty in the Middle-East have been recalled to defend the homeland.

    Lee Sails: Isn’t that an over-reaction, Prime Minister?

    Tony Abbott: No, it’s not an over-reaction, Lee. This is a very serious matter. It is an incursion into our sovereign territory. Darwin could be wiped off the map. That is why our response has been to work our way slowly, and carefully, and methodically through the situation as it now stands.

    Lee Sails: So what exactly are you proposing to do?

    Tony Abbott: We have a plan, Lee, we have a plan. A positive plan for Australia’s defence. I have put the country on a war footing and upgraded Operation Sovereign Borders to Operation Homeland Defence. Scott Morrison has been appointed Minister for War and First Lord of the Admiralty.

    Lee Sails: First Lord of the Admiralty? Isn’t that a British appointment?

    Tony Abbott: That’s right, Lee. But under my emergency powers, I’ve made a leader’s call and reinstated the British Honours System. Lord Morrison will make a statement soon. I understand he has promoted Lieutenant General Angus Campbell to Generalissimo in charge of Operation Homeland Defence.

    Lee Sails: But Mr Abbott, isn’t it possible that this intrusion may have been inadvertent, perhaps as a result of a navigational error?

    Tony Abbott: Well, frankly, that’s a ridiculous proposition, Lee, if I may say so. Heh, heh. You don’t have to be a tech head to know the Indonesian navy has all the latest satellite navigational equipment. You wouldn’t exactly be a suppository of wisdom if you thought that they didn’t know exactly where they were. I think you insult your viewers’ intelligence if you are asking them to believe such a ludicrous suggestion.

    Lee Sails: When it’s all boiled down, isn’t Indonesia just doing what your government did in turning asylum seeker boats back to Indonesia?

    Tony Abbott: Not at all. There’s a world of difference, a world of difference, between the way boats were turned back to Indonesia and the way the Indonesians are turning them back to Australia. For a start there is no bilateral agreement on them doing this. It all seems very high-handed and belligerent of them to be acting in this way.

    Lee Sails: How is it different? You didn’t seek Indonesia’s approval before you imposed your policy of turning boats back on them, despite their clear and strong objections.

    Tony Abbott: Now, Lee, heh heh, I think you are, ah, confusing the issue here. I don’t want get bogged down in the technicalities. The point is not to provide sport for public discussion; the point is to stop the threat to our borders. And Lee, Lee, … if I may just add another point there. And it’s an important point. When we turned boats back to Indonesia, it was always under the proviso that it was safe to do so. Now, if Indonesia has towed these boats all the way from Java to Darwin, that’s hardly a safe undertaking at sea.

    Lee Sails: So what will Foreign Minister Julie Bishop’s role be in this emergency?

    Tony Abbott: Well, combat is no place for a woman, Lee. Now I know Julie has, if I may say so, a bit of sex appeal, but everyone knows women can get overemotional in these situations. So, at this time, I’ve suggested she may like to catch up on some ironing in Perth while the rest of the cabinet looks after this matter. She’ll have free travel entitlements to fly home, of course.

    Lee Sails: You say that combat is no place for a woman. But didn’t you tell a group of young netballers during the election campaign that a bit of body contact never hurt anyone?

    Tony Abbott: Now you are twisting my words, Lee. Can I just scotch this idea that the Coalition’s policy is or ever has been to exclude women. Our policy, which we’ve repeated till we’re blue in the face, is that we reserve the right to appoint people on the basis of merit. Besides, as Andrew Bolt says, the blokes get on a lot better when there are no women around.

    Lee Sails: So, who will take the role of acting foreign minister?

    Tony Abbott: I’ve appointed Senator Bernardi to that position. He’s been waiting in the wings for a long time now. This is a delicate situation where we needed someone with widely recognized diplomatic credentials who can deal sensitively with the Indonesians.

    Lee Sails: Mr Abbott, can you assure the Australian public that you will not raise tensions between Australia and our nearest neighbour over this matter?

    Tony Abbott: I can give Australians an absolute rolled gold cast-iron clad guarantee that I won’t keep making grandiose promises that I can’t keep. I’ve never done it in the past and I’m not going to start now.

    Lee Sails: I’m sorry, Prime Minister, we’ve just had word that the Indonesian Foreign Minister, Marty Natalegawa, is in our Jakarta studio. So I’ll just cross briefly to him.

    Mr Natelegawa, a lot of Australians are asking why Indonesian naval vessels have breached our borders near Darwin to tow four flimsy boats on a dangerous voyage to Darwin. How do you explain your country’s actions?

    Marty Natalegawa: Well, the boats weren’t flimsy at all. We found these people drifting off shore in Indonesian waters in brand new state of the art lifeboats. When we checked, we discovered that the lifeboats were owned by the Australian Navy and registered in the name of the Australian Government.

    So, we are just doing the neighbourly thing and returning them to their rightful owners.
    I can’t see why Australia would have a problem with that.

    Lee Sails: So, are you saying these boats carrying the asylum seekers were the ones purchased by the Australian Government recently to ensure the safety of asylum seekers at sea?

    Marty Natalegawa: That is correct.

    Lee Sails: So, how do you respond to that, Mr Abbott?

    Tony Abbott: Can I get back to you on that, Lee? I’ll have to take advice from Peta to know what the government’s position is on this one ….

    ? Independent Australia

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    Segitu reaktifkah Aussie..sampai meningkatkan status operasi perbatasan laut menjadi operasi pertahanan..?? kayaknya KRI kmrn yg antar 4 boat ke Darwin..sekalian buang perlengkapan militer perorangan di pantai Darwin..sehingga pesannya jelas ke sana, psy war….you masuk 7 mil laut di Timor, kami injak pantai Darwin…you injak pantai di Timor, kami…………….

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    North West Cape, WA (US Naval Signals)
    bentuk pangkalan nya bintang david 🙂
    artikel menarik, terimakasih sudah mencerahkan

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    kayaknya pemikiran dan komenta2r tidak sesuai dgn kenyataan,yg lebih penting perang melawan kejahatan proxy..,TNI BERSAMA RAKYAT KUAT….,

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