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How to Break the 'Mutually Assured Misperception' Between the U.S. and China

Kevin Rudd | Posted 06.20.2015 | World
Kevin Rudd

Many in China perceive that the United States has not, and never will, accept the fundamental political legitimacy of the Chinese administration because it is not a liberal democracy. There is also a deeply held, deeply "realist" Chinese conclusion that the U.S. will never willingly concede its status as the pre-eminent regional and global power, and will do everything within its power to retain that position.

America's China Consensus Slowly Unravels

Hugh White | Posted 06.20.2015 | World
Hugh White

The big risk is that neither side will be willing to make concessions, because each expects the other to blink first. That leads straight to escalating rivalry and an ever-higher risk of war.

WATCH: Australian Prime Minister's AWESOME Defense Of Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.03.2013 | Gay Voices

Days before the Australian elections, Prime Minister Kevin Rudd publicly and passionately defended same-sex marriage during a question and answer sess...

The Key To Gay Marriage In Australia?

Agence France Presse | | Posted 10.13.2013 | Gay Voices

Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said Monday it was time to end the "acrimonious" debate on gay marriage, after he vowed to introduce a bill legal...

Kevin Rudd's Vegemite Causes Concern At Airport

Posted 11.18.2011 | Travel

Former Australian Prime Minister (and current Foreign Minister) Kevin Rudd had a run-in with security at the airport in Mexico City en route to New Yo...

When Barack Obama Goes Down Under

Antony Loewenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Antony Loewenstein

Obama's upcoming visit to Australia will be primarily an election year opportunity for PM Kevin Rudd to bask in the glow of a President whose popularity is diving in America, but remains buoyant globally.