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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
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June 10, 2016

China’s Foothold in Struggling Australian Media

By Helen Clark
Paid-for propaganda or propagating the tedious?
May 11, 2016

National Security and Chinese FDI in Australia: Round Two

By Helen Clark
Once again, the government baulks at a major land sale to China.

May 10, 2016

Australia: Optimistic on Jobs and Growth?

By Helen Clark
The government tries to be optimistic on budget matters ahead of the election.

May 04, 2016

The Submarine Deal and Australia’s Ties With France

By Helen Clark
Canberra’s recent decision to buy its subs from France highlights the scope for strategic cooperation.

April 29, 2016

Australia, Gun Laws and Port Arthur 20 Years On

By Helen Clark
Twenty years after a massacre Australia remembers the dead, and its changed gun laws.
April 28, 2016

Review: The Sympathizer

By Helen Clark
This year's winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction definitely breaks some new ground.

April 26, 2016

Vive La France: DCNS to Build Aussie Submarines

By Helen Clark
A long process finally comes to an end.
April 21, 2016

Malcolm Turnbull’s Visit to China

By Helen Clark
The Australian PM sought to balance trade with South China Sea, investment and cybersecurity concerns.

February 07, 2016

Kevin Rudd and the UN Secretary General Role

By Helen Clark
Could the former Australian prime minister take the top job at the United Nations?

January 27, 2016

Australia’s Metadata Retention Law Back in the News

By Helen Clark
Some agencies requesting access seem to have little to do with national security.

January 25, 2016

Vietnam: Portents and the Death of Cu Rua

By Helen Clark
Hanoi’s famous turtle dies at a most inauspicious time.
December 09, 2015

Australia and the US Gun Control Debate

By Helen Clark
A former deputy PM expresses frustration on U.S. gun control policy – and the alliance with Australia.

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