WikiLeaks whistle-blower Edward Snowden and a former Australian intelligence officer have claimed that Australian embassies are being used as part of an elaborate signals intercept system coordinated by the US. They have been set up to intercept calls and data across Asia, without our diplomats even knowing about it. Yet experts disagree about the extent to which this is contentious behaviour in the world of geopolitical strategy.

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