Ric Smith
Ric Smith

Ric Smith has served as Australian ambassador to Indonesia, secretary of the defence department and special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan.

As a contributor

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Can We Be Friends?

Australian Foreign Affairs is published three times a year and seeks to explore – and encourage – debate on Australia’s place in the world and global outlook.

Reviews by Ric Smith

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The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan