No strategic plan, no national interest objective: PM Abbott commits Australia to US war in Iraq
Australian Greens Leader Christine Milne says Tony Abbott has sent Australians to another war in Iraq with a claim that following the United States is in our national interest.
"The Greens stand with those Australians who are asking why is it in Australia's national interest to join in a another war in the Middle East without a clear strategic objective or risk assessment?" Senator Milne said.
"How will this war make us safer? Won't it make us a bigger terrorism target and a more attractive recruiting ground for jihadists?