UN Resolution 2166 Proves the Worth of a Seat at the UNSC for Australia

By Andrew Reynolds, 5 August 2014 Quiet painstaking diplomacy pays off. If Australia’s successful UN resolution 2166 over the downing of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 proves anything, it is the worth of having a seat at the table of international relations, in this case the UNSC. Years of painstaking diplomacy paid off in a big way for Australia with 2166, largely thanks to the diligent work … Continue reading UN Resolution 2166 Proves the Worth of a Seat at the UNSC for Australia

Should Australia Join a US Led Intervention in Iraq?

By Andrew Reynolds, 18 June 2014 Should Australia join a US led intervention in Iraq? Should this question be asked, Australia has much to consider. Australia needs to promote adherence to international law and in this case, explore all options with the United Nations Security Council before even considering any non UNSC-endorsed proposals. It remains in Australia’s interests to be seen as a supporter of … Continue reading Should Australia Join a US Led Intervention in Iraq?