The Forgotten Coup – How the US and Britain Crushed the Government of its ‘Ally’ Australia

The Forgotten Coup – How the US and Britain Crushed the Government of its ‘Ally’ Australia

http://www.davidicke.com/headlines/the-forgotten-coup-how-the-us-and-britain-crushed-the-government-of-its-ally-australia/

‘Across the political and media elite in Australia, a silence has descended on the memory of the great, reforming prime minister Gough Whitlam, who has died. His achievements are recognized, if grudgingly, his mistakes noted in false sorrow. But a critical reason for his extraordinary political demise will, they hope, be buried with him.
Australia briefly became an independent state during the Whitlam years, 1972-75. An American commentator wrote that no country had ‘reversed its posture in international affairs so totally without going through a domestic revolution.”
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