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Defeat of Ukraine may leave Australia like a shag on a rock

Jack Waterford
By Jack Waterford
Updated March 4 2022 - 9:34am, first published 1:00am
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In January 1941, 10 months before Pearl Harbour, British and Canadian defence staff officers attended a top-secret "no commitments" conference in Washington with top-level staff officers of the United States, still strictly a neutral in the war against Germany, if mightily sick of the carnage caused by U-boats in the Atlantic Ocean and already giving Britain some open and some clandestine assistance.

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Jack Waterford

Jack Waterford is a former editor of The Canberra Times.