Kevin Rudd

Kevin Rudd, a former prime minister of Australia, is president of the Asia Society Policy Institute, New York.
Kevin Rudd
Kevin Rudd, a former prime minister of Australia, is president of the Asia Society Policy Institute, New York.

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Opinion | China and the US have perhaps their last chance to end the trade war. Otherwise, get ready for global economic turmoil

Both countries claim the other is hurting more, but both clearly have an interest in ending the trade war by 2020. If they fail, nationalist sentiment may make a resolution impossible, which would have stark consequences for everyone.

9 Oct 2019 - 4:22AM

Both countries claim the other is hurting more, but both clearly have an interest in ending the trade war by 2020. If they fail, nationalist sentiment may make a resolution impossible, which would have stark consequences for everyone.

China and the US have perhaps their last chance to end the trade war. Otherwise, get ready for global economic turmoil
Opinion | China’s great policy correction – opening up the economy again, and finding a suitable narrative for it

Reformers see an opportunity in the US trade war tensions to push for a reboot of domestic market reforms. There are precedents for such course corrections: famously, Deng Xiaoping got reform back on track during his southern tour.

18 Dec 2018 - 6:15AM

Reformers see an opportunity in the US trade war tensions to push for a reboot of domestic market reforms. There are precedents for such course corrections: famously, Deng Xiaoping got reform back on track during his southern tour.

China’s great policy correction – opening up the economy again, and finding a suitable narrative for it
Six steps to stop a war between North Korea and the US from starting

A binding agreement with concessions by both the US and North Korea can prevent hostilities that might result in catastrophic conflict.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

A binding agreement with concessions by both the US and North Korea can prevent hostilities that might result in catastrophic conflict.

Six steps to stop a war between North Korea and the US from starting
Economic integration won’t shield Asia from war, but a truly pan-Asian security grouping might

The region badly needs a security forum that links all relevant players, to help stop disagreements reaching a crisis point. The East Asia Summit can be expanded and strengthened to play this role

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The region badly needs a security forum that links all relevant players, to help stop disagreements reaching a crisis point. The East Asia Summit can be expanded and strengthened to play this role

Economic integration won’t shield Asia from war, but a truly pan-Asian security grouping might