Kevin Rudd Interviewed by The Asahi Shimbun: The West must stick to values, despite reality of China’s power

Originally Published in The Asahi Shimbun on the 13th of December 2018. Article Written by Kenji Minemura Original Article Available Here With Beijing’s growing economic and military clout in world affairs prompting talk of a new China standard, The Asahi Shimbun asked China expert and former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd his views about China’s spectacular rise and what it …

Donald Trump and Xi Jinping have brokered peace. It will be sorely tested

Originally Published In The Guardian on the 5th of December 2018 Article Written By Kevin Rudd Original Article Available Here   The trade agreements thrashed out in Buenos Aires amount to a fragile truce. By March, we will know the true lay of the land ‘Both Trump and Xi have bought valuable, though limited, time for themselves and the world.’ …

Can China and the United States Avoid War?

Originally Published in the U.S Naval Institute Proceedings Magazine – December 2018 Vo. 144/12/1,390 By Kevin Rudd Original Article Available Here   Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd —in his keynote address at the New China Challenge conference in October—considered the strategic competition between the United States and China. This article is adapted from his speech. As Prime Minister of …

Australia has much to lose if G20 is allowed to falter and fail

Originally Published in The Australian Financial Review on the 29th of November 2018. Written by Kevin Rudd Original Article Available Here Nov 29 2018 at 11:00 PM Updated Nov 29 2018 at 11:00 PM Australia had to persuade the incoming Obama administration to keep the G20. Michael Jones / AUSPIC by Kevin RuddThe establishment of the G20 at the Washington …

Interview with Republik: Wir stehen am Beginn einer neuen Ära der Rivalität zwischen China und den USA

Originally Published by Republic on the 26th of November 2018 Interviewer von Mark Dittli Original Article Available Here In fünf Tagen treffen sich die beiden mächtigsten Männer der Welt. Am Gipfel der G-20-Staaten in Buenos Aires werden sich US-Präsident Donald Trump und Chinas Staatschef Xi Jinping die Hand reichen. Nach aktuellem Stand der Planung werden sie am 1. Dezember zusammen dinieren. …

Kevin Rudd on Mamma Mia No Filter

Listen To The Podcast Here   Australia has had six Prime Ministers in 11 years and it all started with Kevin Rudd. In 2007 the country voted in the man known as Kevin ‘07. He was young and fresh and not John Howard. But everything changed in 2010, when Kevin was ousted as Prime Minister by Julia Gillard in a …