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Prof Clinton Fernandez, “What does the US want”, Mon 16 September, Canberra
16 Sep 2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM AEST
Don’t miss Professor Clinton Fernandes, September 16 2019, Canberra Food Coop, Kingsley St, ACTON, 5.30pm (soup) for 6:00pm start.
Professor Clinton Fernandes is the author of “Island off the Coast of Asia” and “What Uncle Sam Wants,” a former Defence Force intelligence officer, and an academic at UNSW Canberra.
Competition with China is fast becoming an organising principle of U.S. economic, foreign and security policies. The new “digital iron curtain” that will separate the globe into U.S. and Chinese technological zones runs through Australia, which has banned Chinese telco giant Huawei from supplying equipment to Australia’s 5G network.
Meanwhile, the US military says it wants to spend more than a quarter of a billion dollars on naval facilities in the Top End and the Morrison government is jumping in with the US on its provocative actions towards Iran. NO War on IRAN!