Ross Terrill

Submarines versus Facebook

14 December 2019 9:00 am

Eyeing Beijing, Taiwan’s political class is nervous, yet again. Australia is jumpy too for lesser reasons. Taiwan’s fear looms close…

Truth, meet error

4 May 2019 9:00 am

Recently at Harvard’s Institute of Politics, new university president Lawrence Bacow was blocked from giving his speech on universities and…

My plan for a new Korea

24 November 2018 9:00 am

Trump does not nibble, he leaps, to high ground or low. North Korea is an issue ripe for a Trump…

Fish or bear’s paw?

6 October 2018 9:00 am

Last century, when Mao ruled China, shop assistants repeated daily, ‘We don’t have any more’ (Meiyou). I heard the phrase…

Buffoons, donkeys and little men

26 May 2018 9:00 am

Good news for Australia in Beijing this week, if a mild setback for Kiwis. In the twelve months to February…

Letter from Beijing

13 January 2018 9:00 am

Political extravaganzas in China, like October’s 19th Communist Party Congress, aren’t policy turning points. They are theatre. Only one of…

Of myths and messiahs

29 November 2014 9:00 am

There is much about the legacy of Whitlam that is reminiscent of Kennedy and Obama