Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Mark J. Valencia
Opinion

Opinion

Mark J. Valencia

Australia is risking its own neck for the US in the South China Sea – has it stopped to ask why?

  • Canberra echoes Washington’s arguments about freedom of navigation and mimics US surveillance activities in the South China Sea, while claiming it acts in its own interests
  • Yet it must ask itself: how does provoking a possible military conflict serve the country or region?

Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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