Illustration: Craig Stephens
Christian Le Miere
Opinion

Opinion

Christian Le Miere

With the new US defence bill, Donald Trump is finally standing up to China in the Indo-Pacific

  • Under the Pacific Deterrence Initiative, the US aims to increase its bases in Asia and make them harder for China to target in a missile attack, to show Beijing – and US allies – that America is ‘deeply committed’ to defending its interests in the region
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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