Revenge has been the primary driver in most of the Islamist terror attacks on Australian soil – revenge for Australian involvement in violent US wars in Muslim countries of the Middle East.
Dr Alison Broinowski AM is an Australian former diplomat, academic and author. Her books and articles concern Australia's interactions with the world. She is President of Australians for War Powers Reform.
HOW AUSTRALIA GOES TO WAR
As the Ukraine war fills our screen and the risk of a war with China rises, Australia is not only joined at the hip to the US but seems likely to march in lockstep into America’s next provoked war. Only by reforming the wars powers can the representatives of the Australian people head that off.