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Drums of war have partisan beat and need opposition response

Jack Waterford
By Jack Waterford
Updated September 11 2021 - 3:54am, first published September 10 2021 - 2:00am
Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Defence Minister Peter Dutton. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Australian and American soldiers, fresh from their latest military triumphs in Afghanistan, will hardly have a chance to rest before they are being eagerly reorganised for potential conflict with China - a rather different adversary from the Taliban, even if the latter was more than enough for the combined forces of the United States, NATO and Australia.

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Jack Waterford

Jack Waterford is a former editor of The Canberra Times.