Speech: Remarks to the UN Indigenous Issues Forum

30 April 2015 – New York, USA RUDD: Thank you Chair. I acknowledge the traditional owners of the many lands we have come from across the world. I acknowledge the First Peoples of the land on which we gather today. They are welcoming people and we pay our respects to the elders past, present and future for their roles as …

How to Break the ‘Mutually Assured Misperception’ Between the U.S. and China

Originally published in the Huffington Post – 20 April 2015 By Kevin Rudd Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has emerged as a key broker of perceptions between the U.S. and China. He was a member of the Berggruen Institute’s 21st Century Council delegation that met Chinese President Xi Jinping in November 2013 in Beijing and is currently director of …

Australia’s Kevin Rudd on US-China Relations

NPR 20-04-15   HOST: Time Magazine just released its list of the one hundred most influential people in the world. Xi Jinping, China’s Premier, is on it. In fact, the fact that the Premier is on this exclusive list comes as no surprise to Kevin Rudd. Rudd is the former Prime Minister of Australia. He says that Xi Jinping is …

U.S., China Deeply Realist on Security Policy

Bloomberg Business 17/04/15   INTERVIEWER: Mr Rudd, the title of this book includes the phrase, ‘Constructive Realism for a Common Purpose with China’. Help me understand what does ‘constructive realism’ mean between the US and China?   KEVIN RUDD: Well the first thing I know about our Chinese and American friends is, when it comes to things like security policy, …

Sino-Indian Relations in a Global Context

NEW YORK – Asia Society 6 April 2015 TOM NAGORSKI: Good morning everyone and thanks for joining us. My name is Tom Nagorski, I’m the Executive Vice President of the Asia Society calling in today from New York. Welcome to this AsiaConnect briefing call. In this AsiaConnect series we offer insights on policy related developments in Asia and in US-Asia …