Donald Trump’s trade war with China has only just started, says Kevin Rudd

Kevin Rudd interview by Jacob Greber from the Australian Financial Review. Published Sept. 19 2018.   Kevin Rudd has issued a stark warning to Washington that Beijing won’t buckle under the worsening US-China trade clash, which the former prime minister described as a “slippery slope” towards a cold war that could one day descend into a military conflict. In an interview with …

Trump Has Put the U.S. and China on the Cusp of a New Cold War

Kevin Rudd Interview by Mark Landler from the New York Times Published Sept. 19 2018.   President Trump is confident that the United States is winning its trade war with China. But on both sides of the Pacific, a bleaker recognition is taking hold: The world’s two largest economies are in the opening stages of a new economic Cold War, …

THE UNITED STATES AND CHINA—A RELATIONSHIP ADRIFT THE NEW WAR IN TRADE, INVESTMENT AND HIGH TECHNOLOGY

THE UNITED STATES AND CHINA—A RELATIONSHIP ADRIFT   THE NEW WAR IN TRADE, INVESTMENT AND HIGH TECHNOLOGY    ADDRESS TO THE ASIA SOCIETY NORTHERN CALIFORNIA THE HONOURABLE KEVIN RUDD 26TH PRIME MINISTER OF AUSTRALIA PRESIDENT OF THE ASIA SOCIETY POLICY INSTITUTE   COLLEGE OF SAN MATEO SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA THURSDAY 13 SEPTEMBER 2018     History teaches us that picking …

The Rise of Authoritarian Capitalism

By Kevin Rudd   This Article was originally published in the New York Times on Sept. 16, 2018   Kevin Rudd is a former prime minister of Australia and is president of the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York. Liberal democracy and capitalism have been the two commanding political and economic ideas of Western history since the 19th century. …

Kevin Rudd writes in Project Syndicate: “Xi Jinping’s Vision for Global Governance”

By Kevin Rudd This article was originally published in Project Syndicate on 11 July 2018. NEW YORK – The contrast between the disarray in the West, on open display at the NATO summit and at last month’s G7 meeting in Canada, and China’s mounting international self-confidence is growing clearer by the day. Last month, the Communist Party of China (CPC) …