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Tony Walker
Author and Former Editor

About Tony Walker

Tony Walker is an author and former Washington correspondent, international editor, Middle East editor and senior political editor at The Australian Financial Review and The Financial Times. He is an Adjunct Professor at the School of Communications La Trobe University.

The Australian Financial Review: International Editor (2010-2016). Washington correspondent (2004-2010), Political Editor (2000-2004).

Financial Times: Middle East correspondent (1984-1993), Beijing Bureau Chief (1993-1998), North American correspondent (1998-2000).

Publications include Arafat: The Biography (Virgin Books 2004) and the Peter Thomson Five: A golfing legend's greatest triumphs (Melbourne University Press 2016). Graduate Australian National University BA (1968). Dual Walkley award winner for commentary (2003 and 2007). Paul Lyneham Award Excellence Press Gallery journalism (2003).

articles by Tony Walker

07 Dec 2018

G20, the US and China: omens not good

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

The dust has settled on a melodramatic G20 summit in Buenos Aires with trade and tariffs hitting a speed bump.

07 Nov 2018

New world order: trading up

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

The intangibles of an agreement drawing Australia and its neighbours closer may prove the biggest benefit.

11 Oct 2018

New world order: stuck in the middle with Trump

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

The US-China trade war will not be good for Australia – particularly the agribusiness sector.

10 Sep 2018

New world order: the US’ missing APAC ‘pivot’

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

Whatever happened to America’s turn toward the Asia Pacific?

10 Aug 2018

New world order: a hard place

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

Washington’s ability to enforce its Iranian sanctions regime globally will meet significant resistance.

09 Jul 2018

New world order: on the precipice of a trade war

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

It’s undeniable growth will be affected by any disruption to global trade.

01 Jun 2018

New world order: is China all consuming?

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

The China challenge is becoming more complex. It's a challenge suffusing Australia’s latest foreign policy white paper.

19 Mar 2018

New world order: Turnbull - Trump’s man of steel

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

A weakening of the WTO’s authority has the potential to upset a delicate global trading balance amid a mercantilist China’s rise.

08 Feb 2018

New world order: Trump, trade & the TPP

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

US involvement in the new TPP would not be simple given the remaining participants have re-negotiated its terms.

07 Dec 2017

New world order: threading the policy needle

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

Australia’s Foreign Policy White Paper makes progress in coming to terms with the new geopolitical reality.

08 Nov 2017

New world order: the APEC paradox

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

November’s APEC forum will be the first featuring an American President seemingly out of step with its founding principles.

24 Oct 2017

New world order: Xi’s China dream

Tony Walker | Author and Former Editor

Chinese leader’s ambitious plan departs from growth-and-more-growth dictums of predecessors.