Temper tantrums and invasion threats over Solomon Islands deal with China will push Pacific allies away

Terence Wood’s calm and considered blog on the recently signed security agreement between Solomon Islands and China was picked up and republished by the Guardian.

“I’m not a supporter of the security agreement,” said Terence Wood. “But it’s not a base. And it’s not a catastrophe. Our behaving like it’s a catastrophe is harmful though.”

It was their third most widely-read article on the day it was published.

26 April 2022

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