Church-going folk aren’t political property of the Tories

Originally Published in the Australian Financial Review on the 4th of June 2019 Original Article Available Here Written by Kevin Rudd The uneasy truce negotiated between my staff and the Canberra press gallery at the time was they could wait outside the gates of the church to take overlay footage if they wanted, but they could not enter the church …

Trump Hands China an Easy Win in the Trade War

Article Originally Published in the New York Times on the 29th of May 2019. Written by Kevin Rudd Original Article Available Here When President Trump tweeted on May 5 that the China trade deal was off, the historical echoes in Beijing were loud and clear. Almost exactly 100 years earlier, China’s “May Fourth Movement” of 1919 was a direct response …

Strategic trends across the Indo-Pacific region

Article Originally Published on the Lowy Institute’s “The Interpreter” Article Published on 7 May 2019. Written by Kevin Rudd   Much has been written in recent years about the reorientation of US policy to the Indo-Pacific region in response to China’s expanding economic and strategic footprint. What is less clear, however, is how the region itself is responding to the …