Kevin Rudd in Project Syndicate: The Trumping of Asia

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Originally published in Project Syndicate, 21 December 2017 By Kevin Rudd In the last year, the single most pointless wound inflicted by the US on Asia, not to mention itself, was its abandonment of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. In one fell swoop, the once great free-trading nation that was the United States of America died, leaving […]

Kevin Rudd in the South China Morning Post: Six steps to stop a war between North Korea and the US from starting

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Originally published in the South China Morning Post, 19 December 2017 By Kevin Rudd Armed conflict on the Korean peninsula is an increasing possibility, but not a probability. I judge that the possibility is somewhere above 25 per cent, but less than the 50 per cent spoken of by others. But I’m worried that this number […]

Kevin Rudd speaks to the Korea National Diplomatic Academy, Seoul: “The North Korean Nuclear Problem”

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An Address By The Hon Kevin Rudd 26th Prime Minister of Australia President, Asia Society Policy Institute, New York   “The North Korean Nuclear Problem”   Monday 11 December 2017   Korea National Diplomatic Academy, Seoul Kevin Rudd address: Panel discussion:   Foreign Minister Kang, General Colin Powell, Ambassador Tom Pickering, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. […]

Kevin Rudd speaks to the Seventh World Congress on the Study of China: “A New Sinology for the Future”

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新时代的新汉学 “A New Sinology for A New Period” The Honourable Kevin Rudd 26th Prime Minister of Australia President of the Asia Society Policy Institute, New York  An Address to the Seventh World Forum on China Studies Shanghai Sunday 10 December 2017 Minister Jiang Jianguo, Director of the State Council Information Office. Mayor Ying Yong of […]

Kevin Rudd and Hilda Heine in Project Syndicate: “Capitalizing on Climate Unity”

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President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States – the world’s largest historical carbon dioxide emitter – from the Paris agreement dealt the accord a major blow. But it is hard not to take heart from the resolve Trump’s decision has unleashed, both globally and within the US itself. Originally published in Project Syndicate, […]

Kevin Rudd in The Washington Post: “Former Australian PM: Trump has ceded economic leadership to China”

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Originally published in The Washington Post, 15 November 2017 By Kevin Rudd President Donald Trump’s recent Asia trip casts further doubts about America’s long-term standing and commitment in the region. In particular, his “America first” speech at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam cast a shadow on America’s willingness to cooperate with Asian allies. […]