March 27, 2012

U.S., Australia Discuss Indian Ocean Drone Flights

Craig Whitlock, Sydney Morning Herald

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The United States and Australia are planning a major expansion of military ties, including possible drone flights from a coral atoll in the Indian Ocean and increased US naval access to Australian ports, as the Pentagon looks to shift its forces closer to Southeast Asia, officials from both countries said.

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TAGGED: United States, Asia, China, Australia, Indian Ocean, Drones

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