Salient: Victoria University Students' Newspaper. Vol. 24, No. 11. 1961
The breakup of the American Colonies was due to Britain's inflexibility. This is a good precedent and is an example of her tight principles and tenacious attitude.
The fact that South Africa withdrew from the Commonwealth shows the strength in the hitter's convictions and makes emphatic that the Commonwealth is a powerful unit not to be belittled.