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Helen Clark

Helen Clark

Helen Clark is a reporter and magazine editor. She has written for two dozen publications including The Diplomat, Time, and The Economist.

Helen Clark was based in Hanoi for six years as a reporter and magazine editor. She has written for two dozen publications including The Diplomat (as Bridget O’Flaherty), TimeThe Economist, the Asia Times Online and the Australian Associated Press.

Posts by Helen Clark
January 13, 2017

Farewell to Vo Quy, Vietnam's Hero of the Environment

By Helen Clark
Professor Vo Quy was a legendary environmental activist in Vietnam.

January 05, 2017

'Crocs in the Cabinet': A Sordid Look at Australian Local Politics

By Helen Clark
A new book chronicles the sensational misdeeds of the Northern Territory's once-dominant Country Liberal Party.
December 27, 2016

Optimism in Australia's Defense Industry

By Helen Clark
In Australia, private industry has not played a big role in defense before -- that looks set to change.

December 13, 2016

In Australia, Defense Industry Goes Local

By Helen Clark
The move represents a shift for Australia: private industry has not had a central role in defense supplies.

September 23, 2016

Economic Outlook for Western Australia ‘Difficult But Not Dour’

By Helen Clark
Is this the end of the WA mining boom or just an overcorrection?

September 22, 2016

Why Did Vietnam’s Thanh Nien News Close Its English-Language Service?

By Helen Clark
Thanh Nien was no propaganda tool, it was far too interesting for that and it will be missed.
September 16, 2016

Why is Australia Investing in Electronic Warfare?

By Helen Clark
Future military concerns, of course, but also #jobsngrowth

September 03, 2016

Are All of Australia's China Fears Equal?

By Helen Clark
The Australian media is full of stories of Chinese influence in Australia -- some more important than others.

August 04, 2016

China and Australia: Claws Out for a Paper Cat

By Helen Clark
China has harsh words for Canberra’s response to the recent South China Sea ruling.

August 01, 2016

Kevin Rudd Loses UN Bid Early

By Helen Clark
Australia’s PM Malcolm Turnbull has refused to endorse him.

July 02, 2016

What Is a Green Foreign Policy?

By Helen Clark
As Australia goes to the polls, what is the foreign policy platform of the Greens?
June 13, 2016

Singapore-Australia Relations: Popularly Ignored But Important

By Helen Clark
The two nations have been bolstering the defense and trade ties, to little fanfare.

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