Australia has every right to fight the Japanese in court over whaling and still remain diplomatic friends and trading partners.
For those of you who do not know much about the issue, I reccomend checking out the pdf below.
Seminar paper delivered at the Australian National University, Canberra, 6 May 2008,
and the National Environmental Law Association and Monash University, Melbourne, 7 May 2008.
"There is no doubt that Australia is the greatest whale loving nation on Earth," said Swedish 1st Officer Peter Hammarstedt. "This country rocks."