Australia's controversial new defence strategy: protecting the Pacific or putting the region at risk?

ABC Pacific Beat talked to Terence Wood after he took to Twitter to say: “I’m puzzled: Australia, the US & UK are needlessly escalating tensions with China.” He expanded on that argument, saying that as a global and nuclear armed power, China does pose somewhat of a threat but that the western allies are provoking China.

“Do you want to provoke China right now, or do you want to engage constructively with China as a part of the global community”, he said.

21 September 2021

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