Australia’s New Course: Morrison’s Foreign Policy Abandons Former PM’s Asian Panderingon October 1, 2021 at 3:44 am

Commentary For decades Australia sold its soul to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in exchange for getting rich on trade. The recently signed AUKUS treaty represents a major foreign policy pivot born of an Australian awakening from self-imposed blindness about the CCP and a recognition that Australians have seen China through rose-tinted glasses for too long. Both AUKUS and the Quad alliances signal a realisation that the costs of allowing China to become Australia’s leading trading partner were too high. But Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s policy shift is not just about China. It is a change that reveals two different prime ministerial visions of Australia and its place in the world. To use journalist David Goodhart’s terminology, we are witnessing a shift from Paul Keating’s “anywhere” (globalist and internationalist) vision to Morrison’s “somewhere” (Australia-rooted) vision. Goodhart’s book, “The Road to Somewhere,” states that “anywhere” people see themselves as global citizens …

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