Various articles from the Age

Various articles from the Age on the deployment of Australian troops to Iraq.
Australian Greens senator Kerry Nettle addressed the band of peace supporters, telling them the Howard government was putting Australian troops and civilians at risk by supporting the potential US-led war on Iraq.
Dr Chesterfield-Evans [said]
“We followed an earlier American president into an illegal and immoral war in Vietnam – that should never happen again, and it wouldn’t if John Howard had learned the lessons of history,” he said.”
Australian troops were being put at risk by being deployed for a possible war against Iraq ahead of possible UN authorisation, Opposition Leader Simon Crean said today.
“There are only three countries out of a United Nations of 191 that are involved in forward deployment.
“Australia is one of them and it shouldn’t be.” ”