Age of the Dragon

Bradley Perrett | In releasing Cheng Lei, Beijing is choosing better relations

Bradley Perrett
Updated October 13 2023 - 4:25pm, first published 12:00pm

China has decided to be nicer to us, for a while. We've got back one of two Australians it has been holding in jail. Our government will no doubt keep trying to bring back the other.

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Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett is a regular ACM columnist with a focus on Australia's relationship with China, covering defence, strategy, trade, economics and domestic policy. He was based in Beijing as a journalist from 2004 to 2020.

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