The sinking of the South Korean Navy corvette Cheonan by North Korea will delay the resumption of six-party talks aimed at dismantling the communist country’s nuclear program, Australian Foreign Minister Stephen Smith said.
Stephen Smith, portfolio manager at Brandywine Global Investment Management LLC, discusses the policies of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke. Smith talks with Bloomberg's Pimm Fox and Vonnie Quinn on Bloomberg Radio's "Taking Stock."
Holly Schean didn’t know what was on the other side of the hill near her parents’ home in Kingston, Tennessee. At 1 a.m. on Dec. 22, 2008, she found out. The earth split and toxic coal ash surged across a finger of the Emory River.
Australia’s military spending cuts are understandable and don’t jeopardize its alliance with the U.S., Ambassador Jeffrey Bleich said before the country hosts talks with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
Australia’s relationship with China is in “good shape,” said Foreign Minister Stephen Smith. The two countries have learned to manage their differences, said Smith, who spoke to reporters today in Shanghai.