Julie Bishop says all options should be considered when it comes to Australia’s position on a post-civil war Syria. AAP/Amanda VoisardEarlier this week, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop made some comments flagging a significant shift in Australia’s position on the Assad regime in Syria.
According to Bishop, if the Assad regime were to be removed or collapse, it would create a vacuum that could be filled by “an even more diabolical presence”. As a consequence, Australia’s position is now that all options should be considered.
Also this week, Russian warplanes and helicopter gunships launched their first airstrikes on rebel-held positions inside Syria. So …read more
Source: The Conversation