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Australia's Kevin Rudd on China's Leadership and Reform

News, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

April 3, 2013

 

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd spoke at a Belfer Center Director's Lunch on "China's New Leadership and the Prospects for Economic and Political Reform." During the event, he expanded on his comments in a March 2013 Foreign Affairs piece about U.S.-China relations, where he wrote: “it is clear that the United States will remain in Asia for the long haul, and the time has come for both Washington and Beijing to take stock, look ahead, and reach some long-term conclusions as to what sort of world they want to see beyond the barricades.”


Graham Allison, director of Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, introduced Rudd at the event. To Rudd's right was former Mexican President Felipe Calderon, and to his left was Harvard Kennedy School Professor Joseph Nye. A video podcast of Rudd's opening presentation is available below.




 

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"Australia's Kevin Rudd on China's Leadership and Reform." News, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, April 3, 2013.

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