Politics With Michelle Grattan: Kim Beazley On Kevin Rudd, Being An Ambassador, And A Possible Second Trump Presidency

Author: Michelle Grattan

(MENAFN- The Conversation) Kim Beazley, a former Labor leader, served as Australia's ambassador in Washington between 2010 and 2016. He is widely respected for his expertise in foreign and defence policy.

In this podcast episode, Beazley discusses the brouhaha over Donald Trump's denigrating comments about Kevin Rudd, the present Australian ambassador in Washington. We also canvass wider alliance issues and the recent visit to Australia by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, who included a meeting with Paul Keating among his engagements.

On Kevin Rudd's future, Beazley says:

On why AUKUS is so important to Australia now:

On China, Beazley says Australia walks the tightrope:

Beazley was Labor leader during Anthony Albanese's first years in parliament. He says of the man who became PM:

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