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Rupert Murdoch: Australia Should Join NATO

Complete video at: News Corp. Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch says NATO should be reformed to include Australia because of its strategic position near Asia. Murdoch argues that world threats have expanded beyond the capacity of Europe and says the inclusion of countries like Australia "is the only way NATO will become effective." ----- The 2008 lecture series, A Golden Age of Freedom is presented by Mr Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, News Corporation. On a wall in Rupert Murdoch's Wall Street Journal office in Manhattan hangs a Russel Drysdale painting. It has traveled with him around the world. The Stockman and his Family depicts a pioneering Australia, steely and resilient in the face of solitude and hardship. Values which he feels have taken us to where we are today - one of the most prosperous and peaceful nations on Earth. But will these values see us through the times ahead? - Australia Broadcasting Corporation Rupert Murdoch is an Australian-American global media mogul. He is the major shareholder, chairman and managing director of News Corporation. Beginning with newspapers, magazines and television stations in his native Australia, Murdoch expanded News Corp into the UK, US and Asian media markets. In recent years has become a leading investor in satellite television, the film industry, the Internet and media. News Corp is based in New York.
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