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John Garnaut is Fairfax Media's Asia Pacific editor. Most recently he was China correspondent. John graduated in law and arts from Monash University and worked for three years as a commercial lawyer at Melbourne firm Hall & Wilcox before joining the Sydney Morning Herald as a cadet in 2002. He became the Economics Correspondent in the Canberra press gallery and in 2007 was posted to Beijing.
John Garnaut The first cracks appeared in Clive Palmer’s China story about four years ago, when he collided with the glamorous daughter of the former premier, Li Peng.
Peter Hartcher and John Garnaut The Abbott government has discussed with the Obama administration the subject that was supposed to be unmentionable between them: climate change.
John Garnaut and Peter Hartcher The US alliance will not drag Australia into war with China, says the top US diplomat for Asia.
John Garnaut The United States is working to integrate Australian warships into its ballistic missile defence systems in north-east Asia, as it strives to bolster the credibility of American power in this region.
John Garnaut The United States is working to integrate Australian warships into its ballistic-missile defence systems in North-east Asia, as it strives to bolster the credibility of American power in the region.
David Wroe and John Garnaut A top Chinese general will hold high-level military talks with the Abbott government on Wednesday in a move that an expert says shows the relationship with Beijing remains on a steady course.
John Garnaut The personal attack raised eyebrows in the diplomatic corps both in Australia and abroad. So what was Ms Bishop’s sin?
John Garnaut, Asia-Pacific Editor It was only after several circumnavigations of the globe, at some point between being publicly excoriated in China and secretly poring over maps of Syria with the King of Jordan, that the cables...
John Garnaut Intelligence agencies will receive an unexpected funding boost to counter what they see as a growing risk of terrorist attacks emanating from the Middle East.
John Garnaut Intelligence agencies in Australia will receive an unexpected funding boost to counter what they see as a growing risk of terrorist attacks emanating from the Middle East.
John Garnaut Australia will stand up to China to defend peace, liberal values and the rule of law, says Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.
John Garnaut The Japanese prime minister's address to Parliament never named China, but that was its sole and abiding focus.
John Garnaut Prime Minister Tony Abbott has thrown his support behind a more assertive Japanese military, as a leading Chinese analyst warned that the growing tensions on China's periphery were going to get worse.
John Garnaut The US and its military partners are reaching for new tools to counter an unconventional ''three warfares'' strategy that China is using to advance aggressive territorial claims, according to a...
John Garnaut China's People's Liberation Army has asked to operate under Australian command in the largest international exercises it has joined, smoothing the path for Tony Abbott's most challenging...
John Garnaut China's People's Liberation Army has asked to operate under Australian command in the largest international exercises that it has ever joined, smoothing the path for Tony Abbott's most challenging...
Mark Kenny, John Garnaut A historic defence and security pact will be signed when Tony Abbott arrives in Tokyo this weekend.
John Garnaut Australia's top spy is hanging up his trench coat after five unusually high-profile years fighting terrorism, cyber espionage and leaks from "trusted insiders" like Edward Snowden.
John Garnaut Two years ago on June 4, the most sensitive date in the Chinese political calendar (the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre), a princeling called Ji Pomin received an intriguing text from a...
John Garnaut I f Premier Wen Jiabao is ''China's greatest actor'' as his critics allege, he saved his finest performance for last.