Kevin Rudd on CNBC: North Korea missile launches

Kevin Rudd appeared on CNBC talking about the North Korean missile launches. Key question is what are the strategic options for the U.S.: 1. Electronic warfare to degrade North Korea’s launch capabilities; 2. Diplomacy with China to do a grand strategic bargain on the Peninsula; or 3. Get used to a nuclear-armed North Korea.

Brad NewmanKevin Rudd on CNBC: North Korea missile launches

Kevin Rudd: In Defense of the Liberal International Order

On February 21, 2017, ASPI President Kevin Rudd gave an address at the Fundación Rafael del Pino in Madrid, Spain. His speech focused on the lost traditions of the West and the future of the liberal international order in the face of “systemic” changes that are transforming the world. Rudd finds the world “buffeted by the most profound changes driven …

Brad NewmanKevin Rudd: In Defense of the Liberal International Order

Munich Security Conference 2017 – Panel Discussion “Pacific no more? Security in East Asia and the Korean Peninsula”

John Chipman (Director General and Chief Executive, International Institute for Strategic Studies; introduction), Yun Byung-Se (Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea), Ng Eng Hen (Minister of Defence, Republic of Singapore), Fu Ying (Chairwoman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the National People’s Congress, Parliament of the People’s Republic of China), Lassina Zerbo (Executive Secretary, The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty …

Brad NewmanMunich Security Conference 2017 – Panel Discussion “Pacific no more? Security in East Asia and the Korean Peninsula”

The time has come to recognise Palestine’: Kevin Rudd reveals his ‘deepest fear’

Originally published in the Sydney Morning Herald – 20 February 2017 By Latika Bourke Former prime minister Kevin Rudd says the “time has come” for Australia to recognise Palestine, saying his deepest fear is the “drifting towards the disintegration and death of an independent Palestinian state”, which he warns would fuel new radicalisation in the Middle East. And in a …

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Former PM Kevin Rudd calls for ban on union and corporate donations

Sharri Markson, The Daily Telegraph UNION and corporate donations should be banned to prevent corruption in the political process, former Labor prime minister Kevin Rudd says. In the wake of the recent United States presidential election, Mr Rudd said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull needs to undertake radical donation reform where union and corporate donations are banned, individual donations are capped …

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Why ‘Closing the Gap’ Remains Valid For The Future

Why ‘Closing the Gap’ Remains Valid For The Future The need for a new target on Indigenous child removal. An Address on the 9th Anniversary of the National Apology to Australia’s Indigenous Peoples. The Hon. Kevin Rudd 26th Prime Minister of Australia Chair of the National Apology Foundation for Indigenous Australians Australian National University Canberra 13 February, 2017. I honour the …

Brad NewmanWhy ‘Closing the Gap’ Remains Valid For The Future

The Year of Living Dangerously: Key Challenges for Asia, the U.S. and the Global Order in 2017 (Los Angeles)

LOS ANGELES, February 10, 2017 — Kevin Rudd, president of the Asia Society Policy Institute, discusses the key challenges facing Asia, the U.S. and a shifting global order in 2017 with Mickey Kantor, former U.S. secretary of commerce and U.S. trade representative.

Brad NewmanThe Year of Living Dangerously: Key Challenges for Asia, the U.S. and the Global Order in 2017 (Los Angeles)

Asia’s Rise in a Year of Uncertainty: A Dialogue With Kevin Rudd (San Francisco)

SAN FRANCISCO, February 8, 2017 — President of Asia Society Policy Institute Kevin Rudd, speaks to Asia Society Northern California Advisory Board Co-Chairman Ken Wilcox about the current state of international relations.

Brad NewmanAsia’s Rise in a Year of Uncertainty: A Dialogue With Kevin Rudd (San Francisco)

ANOTHER MURDOCH TABLOID WHOPPER

With all the recent coverage of Turnbull’s telephone encounter with Trump, I missed a story run on 1 February 2017 on page one of Murdoch’s Daily Telegraph which friends have just drawn to my attention. It alleged that in 2010 as Prime Minister I imposed “the same type of visa bans” as President Trump has just done in the United …

Kevin RuddANOTHER MURDOCH TABLOID WHOPPER

U.S.-Australia relationship strong enough to weather Turnbull-Trump ‘Snafu’

Former Australian Prime Minister @mrKRudd speaks to @halagorani on the U.S.-Australian relationship @cnn #muslimban https://t.co/AYXYqHsvwF — Quest Means Business (@questCNN) 2 February 2017 KEVIN RUDD INTERVIEW WITH HALA GORANI, THE WORLD RIGHT NOW WITH HALA GORANI, CNN, 2 FEBRUARY 2017 HALA GORANI, PRESENTER: Well, the United States and Australia have a long-standing alliance. But to friend and foe alike, President …

Brad NewmanU.S.-Australia relationship strong enough to weather Turnbull-Trump ‘Snafu’