Recent articles in the Sydney Morning Herald

August 13, 2022

By its words and actions, Xi Jinping’s China is making its intentions clear. We have to take it seriously.

August 9, 2022

In their own countries, the leaders of China and the US have much to gain politically by talking and acting tough on Taiwan. But all-out conflict will be a heavy price for irresponsible grandstanding.

August 6, 2022

Parliament’s back and the political ground is shifting in Canberra. Despite the election result, the ideological direction is not to the left.

August 2, 2022

It’s merely a scenario, but is it plausible that the world is nervously anticipating the wrong war? One former major general in the Australian Army believes so.


Malcolm Turnbull launches Peter Hartcher's new book, Red Zone: The Lowy Institute, May 31, 2021

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