Hugh White

Hugh White is the author of The China Choice: Why America Should Share Power and Quarterly Essay 39 Power Shift: Australia’s Future between Washington and Beijing. He has been an intelligence analyst with the Office of National Assessments, a journalist for the Sydney Morning Herald, a senior adviser to Defence Minister Kim Beazley and Prime Minister Bob Hawke, and a senior official in the Department of Defence. From 1995 to 2000, he was deputy secretary for strategy and intelligence in the Department of Defence and co-author of Australia’s Defence White Paper 2000. He is currently a professor of strategic studies at ANU.