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Former PM Rudd accuses Turnbull of ‘anti-China jihad’

Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd has accused the Malcolm Turnbull administration of “neo-McCarthyism” in seeking to counter foreign interference and espionage. Rudd, a former diplomat based in Beijing who spoke Mandarin, had amicable ties with Chinese leaders like Hu Jintao and Xi Jinping during his premiership from 2007 to 2010 and in 2013. He said […]