Age of the Dragon

Age of the Dragon: A bit late, Tony Abbott understands China

Bradley Perrett
By Bradley Perrett
Updated October 15 2021 - 1:10am, first published 1:00am
Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott addressed the Yushan Forum last week. Picture: Getty Images

Tony Abbott has a remarkably clear understanding of the menace that China poses to peace. It's a pity that he took so long in getting to that point, since we would have benefited from such awareness when he was prime minister.

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Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett is a regular ACM columnist with a focus on Australia's relationship with China, covering defence, strategy, trade, economics and domestic policy. He was based in Beijing as a journalist from 2004 to 2020. His articles are supported by the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas.

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