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Former ambassador to China Geoff Raby (left) and Centre for Independent Studies Executive Director Tom Switzer (right) speak with Janine Perrett (Image: Provided)

Crikey Talks: On China, ‘Australia is very much on its own’

It's 'a dystopian future, something like we've never had to navigate before'. Former ambassador to China Geoff Raby and Centre for Independent Studies executive director Tom Switzer sat down with Crikey Inside Access members to talk China.

An American and Australian flag hang from the Eisenhower Executive Office Building (Image: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Will Trump and Morrison follow in the footsteps of Holt and LBJ?

The price of Trump's hospitality may well be cementing the Australia-US military bond even further.

(Image: AP/Susan Walsh)

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.

Chinese President Xi Jinping

South China Sea is the most likely flashpoint of the next cold war

With China renewing its commitment to territorial claims, and reactionaries like Donald Trump at the helm, the long-running South China Sea dispute could turn south very quickly.

Minister for Women Marise Payne

Building Jerusalem a shambolic job in Wentworth’s green and pleasant land

The government's decision to try to appeal to Jewish voters by abandoning long-standing bipartisan policy on Jerusalem was cobbled together with no input from the Department of Foreign Affairs, which was left out of the loop by its own minister.

Trump may really be an agent of Putin, Australia must act accordingly

Donald Trump's behaviour at his summit with Vladimir Putin raises the possibility the Russians really do have something on the president, and he will pursue Russia's interests, not those of the West.

<i>Crikey</i> readers respond to our analysis of opinion polling and Turnbull's mess with China and the US.

What holds more sway: a poll or Andrew Bolt’s opinion?

Crikey readers respond to our analysis of opinion polling and Turnbull's mess with China and the US.

The Year of The Dog follows a dog of a year between Australia and China

It's the Lunar New Year, and hopefully a time for a fresh start for gradually darkening Australia China relations.

White paper exposes the failure of Australia’s foreign policy

The recently released foreign policy white paper is an unusual mix of diagnostic science and conservative reluctance to name the diagnosis.

Foreign policy white paper sure to enrage China lobby

Despite the wrath of the China lobby, the government has dealt competently with China's growing militarism and attempts to interfere in the region, including Australia.

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