Armed Neutrality for Australia? Kathryn Kelly, Pearls and Irritations, 16 July 2018

KATHRYN KELLY. Armed Neutrality for Australia?

The talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un give some reason for a glimmer of hope for the Korean Peninsula, but given Donald Trump’s predilection for middle of the night tweets, that could come unstuck at any moment.  The international situation continues to be uncertain, with China and the US still facing off over the South China Sea and war in Syria continuing. US power is waning and there is an urgent need for Australia to rethink our security strategy for the future.  I think it’s timely to revisit the concept of armed neutrality.

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Kathryn is an ACT member of the IPAN national Coordinating Commitee