Recent articles in the Sydney Morning Herald

October 27, 2020

John Bolton says the US President is an "aberration" who has no world view, doesn't see the need for allies and is obsessed by China.

October 23, 2020

The President has such a large base that, even if he is defeated on November 3, his destructive populism will survive him.

October 19, 2020

A new book claims that cultural anxiety, insecurity and paranoia lurk just beneath the surface of contemporary China's politics.

October 17, 2020

Events in Australia in the past week have demonstrated just how fragile our own democracy can be. We can no longer count on America to be our "beacon on the hill".


Peter Hartcher discussess the rise of China with former foreign minister Julie Bishop, moderated by Tom Switzer: Centre for Independent Studies, November 28, 2019

Peter Hartcher discusses China's attempts to gain influence in Australia: Interview with Leigh Sales, 7.30, ABC, November 25, 2019

Sometimes paranoia's just having all the facts: Interview with the Australian Institute of International Affairs, August 20, 2015

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