'You committed our troops solely on the say so of George W Bush'
Former Australian Opposition leader Simon Crean has died suddenly aged 74. He gave the most famous rebuttal of Australia's decision to be part of the disreputable 'Coalition of the Willing' in 2003.
Two countries joined in President George W Bush’s calamitous and century-defining crusade to invade Iraq in 2003. The UK’s Tony Blair destroyed the lustre that had surrounded New Labour’s turn of the century triumphs by raising sabres with neo cons. And Australia’s Prime Minister John Howard offered up this country, and its troops, puff…
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