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Tony Abbott: Jim Molan, Australia’s fearless patriot

17 January 2023

11:58 AM

17 January 2023

11:58 AM

Tony Abbott: statement on Jim Molan

Jim Molan will be remembered as a fearless patriot who served our country with distinction as a soldier and a senator.

Serving with the multinational force in Iraq, he probably had more personnel under his operational command than any Australian general since World War Two.

Subsequently, as a writer and then senator, he did his best to alert Australians to the dangers of strategic complacency.

His most recent book, Danger on Our Doorstop, written while he was under cancer treatment, should be compulsory reading for anyone concerned for our country’s security.

Not necessarily because of his opening scenario of a...

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