Strait of Hormuz and Assessment of Military Operations

Posted on: Wed 28 Aug 2019

Last week, Australia was confirmed to be joining the United States and Britain with a military presence in the Strait of Hormuz, a significant shipping passage in the Persian Gulf.

The Prime Minister explained that the decision was one made in national interest, however speculation has been raised around Australia’s involvement.

John Blaxland, Professor in the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at Australian National University joins Breakfast’s Tom Mann and Zoe Kounadis to discuss what this decision means for Australia.

Produced by Tom Mann
Image Sourced: Wikimedia Commons


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