Asia’s future is in the hands of its middle powers

Hugh White, a professor at the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra, has been waging a determined fight against Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's Asian regional vision in a series of articles and blog posts.The crux of his critique can be found in the title of a speech he gave in Tokyo earlier this month: …

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What if the Australian prime minister came and nobody noticed?

Is there a news blackout on Prime Minister Rudd's visit to Japan?He made a speech on climate change in Kyoto and visited Hiroshima on Monday, and neither Yomiuri nor Asahi have articles online about his activities.It's possible that they have articles in the print edition that aren't online, but if that's the case, why did …

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