December 14, 2012

As China Rises, So Do Australia's Anxieties

Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg

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Australians who are sensitive about their country’s sovereignty have been grumbling about the stationing of 2,500 U.S. Marines in Darwin. On the whole, though, most of those I spoke to thought that the Marines will help check Chinese political ambitions in their region.

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