'[Russia] sees China as a positive for them, rather than a negative... and they most certainly do not want to be pulled into an anti-China coalition.’
My guest on The Director’s Chair, Fiona Hill, on calls for US-Russia cooperation against China.
Tough punishment will be a deterrent only if paired with a credible threat of prosecution and impartial judgement.
Lowy Institute Research Associate @AlyssaLeng writes for The Interpreter.
"He is an alliance sceptic whereas Australians are alliance believers; he is sympathetic to isolationism, whereas Australians are inclined towards internationalism; he is hostile to free trade whereas we are a trading nation"
@mfullilove on Donald Trump
‘When I started on that pathway [towards the diplomatic service], people kept saying…you need elocution lessons otherwise you’re not going to get very far.’
My guest on The Director’s Chair, Fiona Hill, reflects on her upbringing in northern England.