John Howard was a member of the Australian House of Representatives from 1974 to 2007 and prime minister of Australia from 1996 to 2007.
Prime Minister Howard offers insights into Australias own special relationship with the United States beginning with why Australias participation in the Iraq war was in his nations best interest. Echoing parallels with the United States, he offers his views on multiculturalism which he calls a very confused credo—and Australias role in the Anglosphere, particularly as it relates to China, its largest and most powerful Asian neighbor. He speaks of the current financial crisis and the need to remain confident in the market and the dangers of overregulation. Finally, he answers What should Americans know about Australia that we dont?