Being Australian

January 2006
Wilson Quarterly;Winter2006, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p86
The article John Howard's Australia, by Rupert Darwall published in the August-September issue of Policy Review is discussed. The reason why Australian Prime John Howard faced little controversy following his decision to join in the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 is explored. An overview of the debate initiated by Labor Party's Paul Keating is presented. It weighs the response of Howard to Keating's arguments.


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