Making sense of Australia’s place in the world, Between the Lines puts contemporary international issues and events into a broader historical context, seeking out original perspectives and challenging accepted wisdoms.
Has China lost Taiwan? We discuss the stunning election win of Tsai Ing-wen in Taiwan earlier this month. Has China lost Taiwan for good? Or does the election just make military action more likely?
Hugh White, Emeritus Professor of Strategic Studies ANU.
Nastasha Kassam, Research Fellow,...
We know we were colonised by the British and built by the criminals they sent here.
But how much do we really understand about the very beginning of European settlement in Australia?
David Hill, former managing director of the ABC and author of Convict Colony
Australia enjoys the best of both worlds- free trade with China and a strong alliance with the US.
How much longer can it last?
US Secretary of State says Australia can either 'sell your soul for a pile of soybeans, or you can protect your people.'
Could this kind of rhetoric widen the gap...