Retired Australian Ambassador Rawdon Dalrymple shares his views on the changing Asian regional environment and its effect on Australia's foreign and domestic policy.
Ambassador Rawdon Dalrymple has had a distinguished diplomatic career, involved at one time or another in all aspects of Australia's foreign interests and policy areas. After serving as Assistant Secretary and Minister in the Australian Embassy in Jakarta, Indonesia, he became Australian Ambassador to Israel from 1972 to 1975, serving during the Yom Kippur War. He was later appointed Ambassador to Indonesia in 1981, Ambassador to the United States in 1985, and Ambassador to Japan in 1989, serving four years in each post.
Recorded at the East-West Center office in Washington, D.C., September 10, 2013