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A War Contrary To Australia’s National Interests: Crean

The Leader of the Opposition, Simon Crean, made a nationally televised Address to the Nation this evening and argued that the government’s military commitment to Iraq was “a war we should not be in”.

Crean spoke in response to the Prime Minister’s Address yesterday.

  • Listen to Crean’s Address (9m)

Text of Simon Crean’s televised Address to the Nation.

CreanGood evening.

Sadly, we are tonight a deeply divided nation.

We are divided because the government and the Prime Minister have committed us to a war we should not be in. It is a war contrary to Australia’s national interests. [Read more…]