Kevin Rudd writes in The Sydney Morning Herald: “A monstrous strategic mistake”

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By Kevin Rudd This article was originally published in The Sydney Morning Herald on 21 March 2018. John Howard’s decision to commit thousands of Australian troops to the invasion of Iraq 15 years ago ranks as one of the two great failures of Australian foreign policy since the Second World War. The other is Menzies’ […]

Kevin Rudd writes in The New York Times: “What the West Doesn’t Get About Xi Jinping”

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By Kevin Rudd The article was originally published in The New York Times on 20 March 2018. The recent decision by China’s National People’s Congress to abolish term limits for the office of the president has sent shock waves through the West: Xi Jinping, the current officeholder, is suddenly being described as a new Confucian […]

Kevin Rudd speaks to the US Military Academy West Point: Understanding China’s Rise Under Xi Jinping

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UNDERSTANDING CHINA’S RISE UNDER XI JINPING   THE HONOURABLE KEVIN RUDD 26TH PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA PRESIDENT OF THE ASIA SOCIETY POLICY INSTITUTE   ADDRESS TO CADETS UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY, WEST POINT MONDAY 5 MARCH 2018   Next week marks the 216th anniversary of the founding of the West Point Military Academy. Its founding […]

Kevin Rudd writes in The Security Times: “A mechanism to manage security tensions in the Asia-Pacific region”

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Originally published in The Security Times, February 2018 By Kevin Rudd As we meet this year at Munich, global tensions are at their highest point since the end of the Cold War. Like much of the rest of the world, Asia saw a number of security crises unfold over the last year. Tensions between China […]