Australia does have influence. It should use it to create safe zones in Syria | Hamish de Bretton-Gordon

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Creating safe zones in Syria could allow for aid delivery and reconstruction, enable children to be schooled and prevent more people from becoming refugees

Australia is punching well above its weight militarily in the fight against Islamic State but I hope there could be more to come from the commonwealth’s other considerable skills.

It is not just Isis but also the Syrian regime which is hell bent on continuing the war in Syria. With the UK in the inertia of yet another election, Australia could use its very considerable political and diplomatic muscle to help move the United Nations to a realistic solution to the six-year Syrian conflict.

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