Majuro in the Marshall Islands. Ahead of a meeting between US President Joe Biden and Pacific island leaders next week, a new report cautions over China’s ambitions. Photo: Shutterstock
Majuro in the Marshall Islands. Ahead of a meeting between US President Joe Biden and Pacific island leaders next week, a new report cautions over China’s ambitions. Photo: Shutterstock

China’s ambitions for North Pacific islands a ‘concern’ for key US military buffer: report

  • Report by US think tank says Beijing’s influence in the region could ‘imperil US military capabilities’ in a strategically vital area
  • US advised to boost support for island states ahead of a meeting between President Joe Biden and Pacific island leaders next week

Majuro in the Marshall Islands. Ahead of a meeting between US President Joe Biden and Pacific island leaders next week, a new report cautions over China’s ambitions. Photo: Shutterstock
Majuro in the Marshall Islands. Ahead of a meeting between US President Joe Biden and Pacific island leaders next week, a new report cautions over China’s ambitions. Photo: Shutterstock
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