Foreign affairs

Australia, China, and the lunacy of Trump's talk of a trade war

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article originally appeared in The Guardian, November 12 2016. 

It was only a matter of time. It was inevitable. 

It says something about human nature, too.

Trump and China

December

Nothing is more important to the world than the relationship between the United States and China. 

When it comes to the US relationship with China, what is Trump saying?

What will Congress allow him to do?

Will the new President seek to recruit China to assist with the challenge of North Korea and turbulence in the Middle East?

What perspective will he take on maritime territorial disputes in the South China Sea? Might we move closer to a G2?


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Just in case, Australia must have Trump's ear

December

By Bob Carr

He’s down in the polls. But Australia must have a diplomatic strategy in case Donald Trump claws himself 270 electoral votes and smirks through a vulgar inauguration.

Abbott injects dose of realism on Australia-China relationship

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article originally appeared in The Australian, October 4 2016.

Australia’s recent anti-China panic seems to challenge any prospect of a positive relationship with Beijing.

I stood for US alliance as well as our China partnership

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article originally appeared in The Australian, September 24 2016.

Keating and China

December

On August 30 2016 the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney presented the fourth instalment of our ‘Prime Ministers Series’ devoted to the China policies of Australian Prime Ministers. Paul Keating was Treasurer from 1983 to 1991 and Prime Minister from December 1991 until March 1996. One of Mr Keating’s key priorities both as Treasurer and then Prime Minister was improving the competitiveness of Australia in a global market.

Keating and China

December

ACRI Prime Ministers Series: Keating and China

On August 30 2016 the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney presented the fourth instalment of our 'Prime Ministers Series': devoted to the China policies of former Australian Prime Ministers.Paul Keating was Prime Minister from December 1991 until March 1996.

Mr Keating’s emphasis, as Treasurer and as Prime Minister, was on improving the competitiveness of Australian industry in a global market. 


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Permanent Court of Arbitration Decision on the South China Sea

December

On July 12 2016 the Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled on a dispute between the Philippines and China over territorial claims in the South China Sea and found in favour of the Philippines.

Freedom of Navigation Operations

Roundtable on US-China relations with Robert D. Lee

December

On June 14 the Australia-China Relations Institute hosted a roundtable on the US-China bilateral relationship with US Embassy Canberra Political Counselor Robert D. Lee.

Roundtable participants were:

- Alan Bloomfield, VC’s Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, School of Social Sciences, University of New South Wales

- James Curran, Professor, Department of History, University of Sydney

- Philipp Ivanov, CEO, Asia Society Australia

- Jeffrey Riegel, Emeritus Professor & Director, China Studies Centre, University of Sydney


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December
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Australian Ambassadors to China: Ross Garnaut

December

Following the success of our Ambassadors’ Panel in Canberra earlier this year the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) was delighted to welcome Ross Garnaut in conversation with Bob Carr at the National Library of Australia as part of our Ambassadors’ Series.


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