The nation’s pre-election preoccupations are trivial, even while huge shifts in global security demand that our leaders consider actions that have been unthinkable.
In this article, AALD alumni Peter Hartcher proposes:
- cutting trade with China
- even more new USA war bases
Australia soon will be discussing with Washington the options for hosting major US combatants, including nuclear-capable planes and ships and subs, on Australian territory, in rotation or home-basing.
... but expect to be left in the lurch in the likelihood of USA abandoning democracy