Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe has signalled that Beijing will continue to shape the Indo-Pacific in its own image. Photo: Reuters
Richard Heydarian
Opinion

Opinion

Richard Heydarian

How the Shangri-La Dialogue turned into a diplomatic coup for China

  • Richard Heydarian writes that China’s neighbours seem more worried about a power conflict than Beijing’s growing Indo-Pacific footprint
  • Few seem ready to openly rally behind America’s call for jointly confronting China

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Chinese Defence Minister Wei Fenghe has signalled that Beijing will continue to shape the Indo-Pacific in its own image. Photo: Reuters
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