Secret defence documents stolen

(TheAge) Secret defence documents are likely in the possession of a foreign intelligence service after a USB drive was stolen from the backpack of a military aide to Australia’s most senior commander in the Middle East.

The loss of the material, including secret documents belonging to Major-General John Cantwell, commander of Australian operations in the Middle East, has been described as a major security incident by a defence investigation, Fairfax reports. Read more

Editors comment: Check the pockets of any Israelis in the area.