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Who's afraid of China?

19th October2008

http://www.abc.net.au/rn/bigideas/stories/2008/2391930.php
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Who's afraid of China?

The Olympics was seen by many as China's 'coming out party' as a global superpower. China's explosive growth presents extraordinary opportunities for the world, but with its troubling human rights record, hunger for natural resources and increasing political and military influence the question must be asked - should we fear the rise of China?

This is an edited broadcast of the 2008 Monash University Vice-Chancellor's Debate.

Guests

Dr Carlo Kopp
Defence Analyst, Editor and Founder of AirPower Australia

Fiona Prowse
World Debating Grand Finalist

Professor Marika Vicziany
Director, Monash Asia Institute

Mr Barry White
Victorian Director, Australia-China Business Council

Anthony Garnaut
China Academic and Author

Dr Dennis Woodward
Senior Lecturer, Dept of Politics, Monash University


Dr Carlo Kopp, MIEEE, SMAIAA, PEng
Defence Analyst and Consulting Engineer
Editor: Air Power Australia @ http://www.ausairpower.net