Author(s): Jonathan Pearlman
Australia's top thinkers address the most significant foreign affairs dynamics affecting Australia today, including the rise of China and the unpredictability of Donald Trump. The world is changing, and so is Australia's place in it. What do we need to know? What do we need to think about? Michael Wesley explores Donald Trump's upheaval of the certainties which have underpinned order in Asia for decades, leaving Australia and other nations facing a new and unpredictable era. Plus in-depth articles on- Australia's security risks as the United States turns insular, the rise of international populism and its effect on the public mindset, and the consequences for the region's prosperity as the US abandons free trade leadership (allowing China to step in).Trump in Asia looks at the chaos and uncertainty spreading across the region as Australia rushes to find a new plan for surviving in post-America Asia.