The Pros And Cons Of The Gallipoli Campaign

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In 1901, Australia became an independent nation. Though, it still had a close connection with its origin, the British. According to realism, state is the highest authority, power is crucial, war is endemic so wishing for peace is utopian (Bisley, 2013). The best way to maintain security is to maintain alliance between states. At that point of time, Australia believed that its security was heavily dependent on the stability of major powers in the Europe. Thus, from 1900s to pre-World War 1, it was Australia’s self-interest to support the British and went into war against the Turkey, which was in the Gallipoli campaign. Though, after the WWII era, the vision of Australia itself to the foreign policy and alliances has transformed considerably. …show more content…
There are different advantages for the Australia in maintain relationship with the USA. The first benefit is USA would come to Australia aid in the event that it was attacked (Bisley, 2013). This benefit has been included in the ANZUS treaty signed in 1951. The second advantage is that Australia can access to USA military hardware and training. As already known the USA military is known as the one of the most innovative and proficient in comparison to the rest of the world; though, only the allies could have the authorization to get access to these military hardware while it is almost intolerable for other countries. Moreover, the access to USA advanced weapons and battle understanding would provide Australia a crucial experience to preserve its defense capabilities (Bisley, 2013). Therefore, the essay argues that one of the most important Australian foreign policies is to succeed in maintaining allegiance with the United …show more content…
Global Policy Forum is an organization that focuses on promoting responsibility of international organizations and reinforces international law (Ungerer, 2007). Australia is an active middle power and a good citizenship which it has displayed a top role in international diplomacy in the respects of peace, security, environmental issues. In the last twenty years, Australia already had different occasions to play a significant role in the Global Policy Forums, including with the United Nation Security Council and G20 (Evans, 2015). In the case of UN Security Council, the performance of the Security Council with productive work of the political team headed by Gary Quinlan was practical and successful (Evans, 2015). In contrast, at the beginning of the leader’s summit, G20 was hosted by Prime Minister Abbott to discuss about Australian national problems (Evans,

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