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THE Prime Minister has admitted that the need to secure oil supplies and to help protect US interests in the Middle East are major factors in Australia's continuing military presence in Iraq.
John Howard has said Islamist terrorism remains a threat to Australia and it would be against "our national character" to let terrorists prevail.
Opposition Leader Kevin Rudd has said Iraq is the worst military mistake since Vietnam and the Government is making up its policy as it goes.
Originally posted by agit8dchop
So we are no longer there to assist in the police force, but to help secure another nations oil, to continue our industrial growth.
Originally posted by Agit8dChop
By the way agent47, love the bottom quote in your sig
''He who opposes a dictatorship must accept civil war as a means....''
Maybe titor was right, civil war in the USA is required to remove the dictatorship that has taken hold.