Former Prime Minister Paul Keating reflected on Australia’s relationship with the United States in a conversation at Sydney's Customs House with Australia’s preeminent print journalist Paul Kelly. From helping found the APEC leaders meeting and the WTO to contributing to humanitarian interventions and peacekeeping in Africa, the Keating government worked closely with the administrations of George HW Bush and Bill Clinton. Since leaving office former Prime Minister Keating has been an influential commentator on Australia’s alliance with the US in the context of emerging Asia and the rise of China.
Reflections on the shift of economic gravity from the Atlantic to the Pacific
28 May 2012. 6.00pm–7.30pm AEDT
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