Talking Post: Kevin Rudd unpacks the risk of war between China and the US with Yonden Lhatoo

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Talking Post: Kevin Rudd unpacks the risk of war between China and the US with Yonden Lhatoo

Australia

Australia-China ties are frayed, but Canberra’s softening relations with Southeast Asia more of a worry: former PM Rudd

  • Rudd says Canberra has put more emphasis on collaboration with the US amid Beijing’s rise than on engagement with its regional neighbours
  • This needs to be stepped up, he says, noting that ‘the fulcrum of Australia’s long-term strategic interests in Southeast Asia’ is its relationship with Indonesia

Talking Post: Kevin Rudd unpacks the risk of war between China and the US with Yonden Lhatoo

23:20

Talking Post: Kevin Rudd unpacks the risk of war between China and the US with Yonden Lhatoo

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