Fall of Singapore: the geopolitical legacy

Feb 10, 2017, 09:05 PM

Next week marks the 75th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore. It led to a momentous decision for a shaken Australia. When Darwin was bombed four days later, the Australian Government switched its alliance from Britain to the US. We assess the legacy of the loss of Singapore in World War ll; what it meant for Australia's sense of its place in the world, and its strategic positioning.