Australia now has an adventurous and activist foreign policy again. But ithas not answered the questions that the former prime minister raises.
In August, it will be three years since Australia’s China-based correspondents were harried out of China. In an extraordinary over-reaction, the ABC, Fairfax, and News Corp closed their offiffiffices in Beijing and Shanghai.
Deceptive calm.Signs near LakePangong extol thevirtues of braveryand persistence.Right: the author atLake Pangong. Farright: the monumentto Nyima Tenzing, anIndian Army ofcerof Tibetan ethnicitywho was killed in aborder skirmish.PHOTOS: GEOFF RABY
To understand what motivates the Chinese leader,former Australian ambassador to China Geoff Raby argues you must look to his family’s past.
It’s hard to imagine how bizarre it would have seemed just one year ago for a new Australian prime minister to be making a speech in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, or visiting the nearby town of Bucha.
The China card is being played against Australia everywhere in the Pacific.
What does the fight over LNG processing in Timor Leste tell us about how to
deal with it?
A new exhibition showcases more than 70 works from the $2 million collection of former
ambassador to China Geoff Raby.
The China threat industry and journalists who ha-d never been to China, became sudden overnight experts
The Albanese Government seems unwilling to provide leadership to the community on how to understand the rise of China and as many qualified military analysts have pointed out, Australia now faces up to a twenty-year gap in our defence capability. So much for the threat.
Penny Wong is professional and diligent, but PrimeMinister Anthony Albanese needs to change hisadvisers on China.
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