What Assange means for the AUS/US relationship – Dr Emma Shortis on ABC News | Video

by Emma Shortis


“The US-Australia alliance is consistently described as being based on shared democratic values.”

“To have that message then sitting alongside the pursuit of an Australian publisher for the publication of information that embarrassed the United States, really became irreconcilable and I think exposed some of the hypocrisy of that relationship and of the United States in particular.”

– International & Security Affairs Senior Researcher Dr Emma Shortis

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