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Dithering US boosters avoid real discussion on national defence

Dithering US boosters avoid real discussion on national defence

Conflicts are hurtling toward us. But what is the response from the foreign policy establishment? Absolutely nothing of consequence.

Get rid of megaphone diplomacy

Get rid of megaphone diplomacy

Crikey readers discuss political lies and potential improvements to Australia-China relations.

China-Australia relations are going to be a big issue this election

China-Australia relations are going to be a big issue this election

Politicians may try to ignore it, but they will eventually have to start talking honestly about Chinese influence this election cycle.

China interrogated Australian residents over influence probe

China interrogated Australian residents over influence probe

Good morning, early birds. Chinese officials reportedly targeted Australian residents over a secret investigation into Chinese influence in Australia, and the Coalition and Labor each enjoy a bump in the polls. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

Australia gets new Beijing envoy as Morrison tries second China ‘reset’

Australia gets new Beijing envoy as Morrison tries second China ‘reset’

After a tumultuous few years, incoming ambassador Graham Fletcher inherits a job that will require the navigation of some fraught waters

How Bob Carr — and our unis — came to love China (and its money)

How Bob Carr — and our unis — came to love China (and its money)

Who can forget the screams about the proposed "Consensus Centre" run by climate change sceptic Bjorn Lomborg? But our universities are chock-full of "Confucius Institutes" meant to peddle the Chinese Communist Party's soft power.

RBA, not govt, correctly assesses real China threat

RBA, not govt, correctly assesses real China threat

Australia should be very afraid of China -- but it is its economic wobbles, not its military might, that should keep Aussies up at night.

China as repressive as ever, but Australia lacks Hawke’s moral fibre

China as repressive as ever, but Australia lacks Hawke’s moral fibre

On the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre Australia needs a politician to stand up to China, as Bob Hawke did. But pollies with that moral rectitude are thin on the ground.

Turnbull to keep whirlwind China trip just business

Turnbull to keep whirlwind China trip just business

Australia's relationship with China is somewhat fraught at the moment, so Turnbull will have to walk a fine line to keep the discussion strictly business.

Red scare: China won’t save us, ChAFTA or no

Red scare: China won’t save us, ChAFTA or no

With the resources boom ending, don't expect agriculture and "services" to save Australia's bacon.