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Paulson and Rudd: Asia and the World Order

A landmark discussion between two of the world’s leading thinkers on Asia, Henry Paulson and Kevin Rudd. more
L to R: College Board President David Coleman, Asia Society President Josette Sheeran, Director-General of Hanban Xu Lin, and former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd at the start of Asia Society's 2014 National Chinese Language Conference on May 8, 2014.

Kevin Rudd: Don't Believe These Five Myths About China [VIDEO]

The Chinese-speaking, joke-cracking former Australian prime minister spoke before an Asia Society audience about the future of U.S.–China relations. more

Kevin Rudd: Learning Chinese Is a 'Doorway to Understanding'

Australia's former Prime Minister, fluent in Mandarin, kicks off Asia Society's 2014 National Chinese Language Conference. more
Former Australian prime minister and then foreign minister Kevin Rudd gestures during a press conference following the Labor leadership challenge at Parliament House in Canberra on February 27, 2012. (Torsten Blackwood/AFP/Getty Images)

The World, Not Australia, Could be Rudd's Stage

After his failed political comeback in Canberra, Kevin Rudd might be better served as President of the World Bank, writes Andrew Billo. more
US President Barack Obama and Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping speak during meetings in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, February 14, 2012. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Tiger, Tiger: Can the US and China 'Live Harmoniously'?

The two countries must not allow election year hysteria and nationalist forces to taint what will continue to be an essential, albeit challenging, relationship, write Andrew Billo and Yan Shufen. more
Will Australia's Kevin Rudd have the last laugh? (Alan Porritt/Pool/Getty Images)

In Australia, It's Rudd vs. Gillard, Part II

Even veteran MPs, who regularly slug it out in Australia’s parliament, are taken aback by Kevin Rudd’s dramatic comeback campaign, writes Geoff Spencer. more
Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd at Asia Society in New York on January 13, 2012. (Asia Society/Bill Swersey)

Video: Rudd Sees 'Real Constituency for Change' in Burma

Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd says "until we have evidence that it's going to slide in the other direction" foreign nations need to open up to Burma. more

Kevin Rudd on Australia's Unique Role in U.S.-China Relations [Gallery/Video]

In a wide-ranging speech peppered with Mandarin phrases, Australia's FM touched on history and culture as much as politics to propose a new way for Asia to accommodate Sino-U.S. rivalries. more

Kevin Rudd: A 'Significant Gamble' in Burma

Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs argues Western nations should encourage the recent signs of openness from Burma's military. more

Kevin Rudd: The Middle Kingdom and a Multilateral Order

Australia's Foreign Minister draws on his 30 years of China-watching to suggest how China might be persuaded to join a mulilateral international order. more