Peter Hartcher is a leading Australian journalist and author. He is the political editor and international editor of the Sydney Morning Herald, a visiting fellow at the Lowy Institute for International Policy and a political commentator for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Sky News television. 


He has been writing about power and politics, war and peace, booms and busts for more than 30 years. His latest book is for the Quarterly Essay, entitled Red Flag: Waking Up to China's Challenge.

"There are scant few public intellectuals who can do what Peter Hartcher does with apparent ease and elegance - write big books while breaking news scoops, cover international and domestic affairs with equal skill and alacrity, and bridge the divides among business, economics, politics and security."


Professor Geoff Garrett, dean of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.


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