Don’t do what George does

December 3rd, 2002 – 9:41 pm
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“Malaysia has added its voice to a growing row in Asia after Australian Prime Minister John Howard raised the possibility of pre-emptive strikes against militants in the region. Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said any unsanctioned action against groups on its soil would be considered an act of war. But the US has backed Mr Howard’s comments, in which he said he would be prepared to order pre-emptive strikes if he knew groups were planning to attack Australia. ”

The Prime Minister of Australia is learning that just because the world’s last superpower can get away with threatening to invade any country in the world doesn’t mean that Australia can too. Now his country is the target for all of those remarks that the governments in the region may have been too wary to openly point at the United States.

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