posted on Aug, 30 2011 @ 07:36 PM
Originally posted by iceblue20-12So Aussies,this is what our Government has become, USA lap dog.
Its a DIPLOMATIC CABLE not a WL Cable
What made you think Australia wasnt ever a US lap dog?
Everything we've ever done (when it comes to foregin policy and business/economic interests) is not to serve OUR interests but US Interests!
Right now we're right in the middle as we DO recognise the NEW century is the ASIAN century
The economic power shift has started leaning towards Asia and away from the US...
Its interesting to note....
that Australia is basically playing a diplomatic role between China and US (if you read more cables on this and other editorial pieces about this over
the years and recent months
IMPORTANT : also see if you can watch this program " Futures Forum " on ABC IVIEW - sub heading Panel and Discussion.... it expires within 11
hours... so be quick to watch it, as it does talk about Australias role with the NEW Asian Century and our position in Asian Pacific and relationship
roles we have between China and the US... to keep it stable
Also other cables also discuss the US approaching Rudd when he was PM.. So what should we do about china?
Anyways... The Asian Pacific Summit (asian leaders) is coming up this year, USA and RUSSIA are invited (something that RUDD suggested awhile back I