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April 11, 2003

Lets face it. Australia has done its job, or served its purpose, as the 'loyal ally'. Australia can be effectively sidelined by the Americans in the aftermath of the mopping up after the war.

We can get back to the concerns of our own region. Intellectual bloggers can discuss whether Australia even has a foreign policy, the Howard Government can fire pots shots at the UN and the Labor States and conservative bloggers can continue laying seige to the left.

Did I hear otherwise on the news? That Australia may be involved in Iraq after war? What was it ? Looking for all those weapons of mass destruction that have disappeared. Being a partner in the coalition's transitional authority in Iraq? Weren't we meant to come back home once we'd paid the premium on the the insurance policy?

Now don't tell me. Did I hear right? That the UN are the good guys and are needed in reconstructing Iraq? Heavens I thought they were the bad guys. That there can be no compromise.

Oh, and what was that about Osma bin Laden?

| Posted by Gary Sauer-Thompson at 12:25 AM | | Comments (0)