Tony Abbott in a China shop: Former PM’s ham-fisted Taiwan intervention

Former prime minister Tony Abbott’s poorly judged speech in Taiwan last week was inept diplomacy. The question is: who put him up to it? In my opinion Tony Abbott delivered a most imprudent speech to the Yushan Regional Security Forum in the Taiwanese capital Taipei on  October 8. He referred to Chinese President Xi Jinping … Continue reading Tony Abbott in a China shop: Former PM’s ham-fisted Taiwan intervention Continue reading »