Richard Broinowski on Iraq and the War Powers
Letter to the editor of The Canberra Times by IWIG Member Richard Broinowski, published yesterday Sunday 25 November:
I REFER to Paul Malone’s article of November 18 disputing John Howard’s claim that his decision to invade Iraq had strong community support. It had nothing of the sort. The majority of Australians who expressed any opinion were strongly opposed.
On August 16 this year, a group of citizens led by Malcolm Fraser launched an appeal in Parliament House to hold an inquiry into why Australia went to war in Iraq. The appeal was dismissed by Prime Minister Gillard and Defence Minister …Read More