Tom Plate says Beijing’s pointed treatment of Singapore and warning of potential war with the Philippines show it is not to be trifled with. And so, the US president, despite being besieged on the home front, may have got it right holding off on South China Sea naval operations

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Tom Plate says Beijing’s pointed treatment of Singapore and warning of potential war with the Philippines show it is not to be trifled with. And so, the US president, despite being besieged on the home front, may have got it right holding off on South China Sea naval operations

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Tom Plate says Beijing’s pointed treatment of Singapore and warning of potential war with the Philippines show it is not to be trifled with. And so, the US president, despite being besieged on the home front, may have got it right holding off on South China Sea naval operations
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