The western world’s relationships with Beijing are at their worst in more than half a century. How do we account for the rapid deterioration in Australia’s dealings with China? With Peter Hartcher,described by Tom Switzer as a ‘China scholar’ and David Brophy.
Peter Hartcher is author of Red Zone: China’s Challenge and Australia’s Future and political and international editor of the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age in Melbourne
David Brophy is author of China Panic: Australia’s Alternative to Paranoia and Pandering and senior lecturer in modern Chinese history at the University of Sydney
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