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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.
Michael Bachelard, John Garnaut Australians are some of the world's great travellers, but when it comes to our near neighbour, Indonesia, we are a sadly predictable bunch.
John Garnaut Within two decades the US will be forced out of the western Pacific, says a high-ranking Chinese military officer, amid concerns that increasingly militarised great power rivalry could lead to war.
John Garnaut Within two decades the US will be forced out of the western Pacific, says a senior Chinese military officer, amid concerns that increasingly militarised great-power rivalry could lead to war.
John Garnaut Beijing: China's support for tougher sanctions against North Korea has been prompted in part by concerns of an evolving US-anchored missile defence system on its borders, say Chinese and Western...
John Garnaut It's not quite the nuclear hotline out of Dr Strangelove, and nor is this the Cold War, but Beijing and Washington are inching towards the sort of military communication that both sides hope might...
Nick O'Malley, Washington and John Garnaut, Beijing Late one afternoon in mid-February, China's president-in-waiting, Xi Jinping, stood on the front verandah of Sarah Lande's home in Iowa.
John Garnaut A Chinese military officer has raised the spectre of nuclear weapons and warned Australia not to side with the United States and Japan as a territorial dispute in the East China Sea continues to...
John Garnaut IT'S a measure of how far expectations have fallen that the White House is refusing to use the word ''summit'' to describe this week's encounters between the world's two most powerful leaders,...
John Garnaut, Beijing 'Rebalancing' of American military in the Pacific promises to deepen rivalries with China.
John Garnaut AUSTRALIA has thrown its support behind a major "rebalancing" of American military might into the Pacific region, which promises to deepen strategic rivalries with China.
John Garnaut BEIJING: It's not only Western leaders like Julia Gillard and Barack Obama who face fierce resistance from climate sceptics as they try to lay out policies to tackle global warming.
John Garnaut BEIJING: China rolled out the red carpet this week not only for Burma's dictator, General Than Shwe but, more surprisingly, a lower level delegation from the White House.
Michael Bachelard and John Garnaut Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo sits composed on his last afternoon in the Jakarta governor's office as the noise of angry ranting drifts in from the street outside.
John Garnaut Australia and India are deepening military ties and reviving “the spirit” of a controversial four-way democratic coalition with Japan and the United States
John Garnaut The Japanese prime minister's address to Parliament never named China, but that was its sole and abiding focus.
John Garnaut It was no accident that Tony Abbott talked about “countries” in the plural form when he fronted Parliament to lambast the kind of behaviour that led to the MH17 disaster.
John Garnaut Away from Mumbai’s galaxy of movie stars and the world’s greatest concentration of billionaires, a thick cloud of flies confirm that we’ve arrived at one of the city’s more...
John Garnaut A leading Chinese analyst says political leaders in Beijing are committed to a strategy that will cause territorial disputes to get worse.
John Garnaut When somebody rammed a stolen car into his Kowloon home last June and neatly placed an axe and meat cleaver in front of the battered gate protecting his wife and son, Jimmy Lai's reporters instantly...
John Garnaut The US is looking to counter a ''three warfares'' strategy China is employing to advance territorial claims.