This article elaborates 8 reasons why Australia should not hitch its wagon to the US war-machine. The author, John Menadue, has a multi-author website called Pearls and Irritations, which contains many excellent articles on public policy. Menadue has a long political history and was private secretary to Whitlam.
The Defence Strategic Review must warn Minister Marles about the dangerous path he is committing Australia to. Does he understand the risks?