Articles by Geoff Raby, originally published on Australian Financial Review

The Morrison government is making it clear that because Beijing is the enemy, national security will now take priority over trade. Read more...
Scott Morrison's thought bubble was a barbecue pleaser. But it was bad strategy that has blown the chances of getting an international investigation and further set back Australia's relationship with China. Read more...
less its China-trusting chief resigns, the World Health Organisation's pandemic failures will be weaponised by President Trump's assault on global institutions. Read more...
It now looks like a recovering China is taking the lead in detaching itself from a struggling US. Read more...
Prosperous modern China is not like the crumbling Soviet Union in 1986. Hence the Chinese leadership still has broad public support despite growing mistrust over the virus crisis. Read more...
The game is up for the use of force by Beijing, and for intervention by the US. Australian policymakers should take note. Read more...
China's leader has shrugged off a trade war and an uprising in Hong Kong, and confounded Australia's establishment security hawks. Read more...
Denying visas to the Australian parliamentarians is a missed opportunity to showcase all the complexities of modern China. Read more...
The big chill in ties with Beijing is a badge of honour in some quarters. It is time to put diplomats back in charge. Read more...
One question has not changed since Deng Xiaoping's 1979 open door: Can the market authoritarianism model really last? Read more...

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