Catherine Pardey

Making hay while Xi shines?

22 November 2023 4:30 am

Riding on a roll of improved relations with China, which are more to do with President Xi’s concern about the…

All the way with the USA

18 April 2023 8:00 am

It is possible the Albanese government decided one national discussion was enough. Rationalising that Australians’ concerns over the Voice would…

Worth fighting for

26 February 2023 11:36 am

Germany could never have won the first world war. She was opposed by Great Britain, France, Italy, Russia, and eventually…

Courage, fantasy, and the arc of autocracy

13 May 2022 12:00 pm

Andriy Melnyk is the Ukrainian ambassador to Berlin. In early May he demanded the German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz, respond to…

China: the young cat vs the pestiferous varmint

30 April 2022 2:00 pm

From a Chinese perspective of recent history, the West does not look good. In 1919, the French President Georges Clemenceau…

Australia needs a leader willing to ‘lead’

9 April 2022 11:00 am

Australia’s first foray into international politics occurred in the shape of Billy Hughes. Has there ever been such a whirlwind…