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Penny Wong has assumed the Foreign Affairs portfolio at a crucial time in Australian history.
For years China has been on the rise, but now it’s challenging the United States’ dominance in the Pacific.
World leaders and military planners are openly weighing the risk the two superpowers could stumble into war.
How does Australia navigate a path to peace? That question now rests on Penny Wong’s shoulders.
Today, contributor to The Monthly and Emeritus Professor of Strategic Studies at ANU Hugh White on how she is approaching the challenge.
Guest: Contributor to The Monthly and Emeritus Professor of Strategic Studies at ANU, Hugh White