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Michelle Grattan reports from Canberra each weekday on Breakfast. Counterpoint and Late Night Live dip into all sides of political commentary and, if it's serious news, it'll be discussed all over RN from RN Drive to Sunday Extra.


The Asian Century

March 19th, 2015

Episode 297 of 1761 episodes

The founding of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in China, as an alternative to the US-EU dominated World Bank and IMF, illustrates the growing power and influence of Asia, and China in particular. Should we be concerned? One of Asia’s leading public intellectuals, Kishore Mahbubani, argues this will be a new golden era of peace and prosperity for the region. Also in this edition of Between the Lines, another instalment in the program’s occasional series: With the Benefit of Hindsight. This time, Tom Switzer reflects on the decision to invade Iraq in 2003.