Commentary | 23 June 2010

Justifying Afghan role a hard sell

In an opinion piece in The Age newspaper, Anthony Bubalo argues that Australia's defence force commitment in Afghanistan has bipartisan political support, while polling shows that public attitudes are increasingly against a continuing involvement. The government, Bubalo argues, has failed to present a compelling case for Australia's continued participation in the war.Anthony Bubalo

  • Anthony Bubalo

In an opinion piece in The Age newspaper, Anthony Bubalo argues that Australia's defence force commitment in Afghanistan has bipartisan political support, while polling shows that public attitudes are increasingly against a continuing involvement. The government, Bubalo argues, has failed to present a compelling case for Australia's continued participation in the war.Anthony Bubalo

  • Anthony Bubalo