Letter on US bases to Foreign Minister Smith - 21 September 2012

The Independent & Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN) was launched on the International Day of Peace, 21 September 2012, and as its first action wrote to Foreign Minister Stephen Smith, introducing the organisation and outlining its campaign to promote an independent Australian foreign policy that builds peace and nonviolent resolution of conflict in our regionand opposing the establishment of foreign military bases and the deployment of foreign troops in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.