Australia's Asianizing Society

Australia's Asianizing Society

The Australian Financial Review | 7 February 2019

If Australia wants to be more welcome in Asia than the United Kingdom is in Europe, it needs to swallow the hard truth that it is not the centre of Asia's solar system but merely one of many planets – one made of iron ore and natural gas. The question is whether Australia can strengthen its gravity and influence across more markets than China.

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Get over it: Asia rules

Get over it: Asia rules

Asia Times | 6 February 2019

By Pepe Escobar

The greatest merit of Parag Khanna’s new book, The Future is Asian, is to accessibly tell the story of a historical inevitability – with the extra bonus of an Asian point of view. This is not only a very good public service, it also blows out of the water countless tomes by Western “experts” pontificating about Asia from an air-con cubicle in Washington.

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