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We Australians face China's bullying insults with honor

Beijing has shown the world exactly what sort of great power it would be

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China's aggressive and insulting diplomacy has united public opinion in Australia.   © Reuters

Dave Sharma is a member of Australia's House of Representatives and chairs the Joint Standing Committee on Treaties. He was Australia's ambassador to Israel from 2013 to 2017.

The appointment of Australia's new Trade Minister, Dan Tehan, has been accompanied by speculation about whether he can help repair worsening trade tensions with China. Such trade tensions are undoubtedly on the rise, but they go deeper than mere personnel.

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