Tag Archive for: "Xi Jinping"
The passing of Australia’s panda passion

In Canberra’s great China debate, the panda huggers dominated the dragon slayers for the first 15 years of this century. Lots of happy huggers drowned out those who feared that the dragon danger would trump …

Putin’s war and China’s choice

‘Ripeness is all’, noted Edgar in Shakespeare’s King Lear. When it comes to negotiations to limit or end international conflicts, he is right: agreements emerge only when the leading protagonists are willing to compromise and …