ACRI Opinion

Chinese Australians are the silent minority on foreign policy

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in The Australian Financial Review on October 24 2018.

Now Beijing is closing the door too

December

By Simone van Nieuwenhuizen

Note: This article appeared in The Australian Financial Review on October 22 2018.

Australians have no interest in joining US cold war against China

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in The Australian on October 22 2018.

Alexander Downer chewed ruminatively on his steak: ‘If you want a cold war with China, you will get a cold war with China.’

I had just been appointed foreign minister and was consulting my predecessors. Downer implied cold war was not smart diplomacy and not in Australia’s interest.

World politics explainer: Deng Xiaoping’s rise to power

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in The Conversation on October 8 2018.

By orchestrating China’s transition to a market economy, Deng Xiaoping has left a lasting legacy on China and the world.

The next challenge for Australia-China relations

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Institute of International Affairs' blog, Australian Outlook, on October 4 2018.

Why Australia's new government won't change course on China

December

By Elena Collinson

Note: This article appeared in The Diplomat on September 11 2018. 

Turnbull's China reset ends influence of China hawks

December

By James Laurenceson 

Note: This article appeared in the Australian Financial Review on August 14 2018.

ASIO and the China scare

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in the Australian on August 14 2018.

Australia was 'unimaginable' without the dynamic presence of Chinese-Australians. Those were the words of Malcolm Turnbull last week, resetting the rhetoric of Australia-China relations.

Australia draws line under anti-China hysteria. Will it be enough to unfreeze relations?

December

By Bob Carr

Note: This article appeared in the South China Morning Post on August 11 2018.

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was always going to do it. It was a matter of language and timing.

Deepening reform to counter trade threat

December

By James Laurenceson

Note: This article appeared in the China Daily on August 8 2018. 

The United States continues to ratchet up its trade threats against China, the latest being the threat to impose 25 percent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese exports, up from the 10 percent mooted previously.