Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull with Defence Minister Marise Payne and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett. Photo: AFP

Why did India rebuff Australia’s war games offer (if not to placate China)?

Beijing has welcomed the move regarding the Malabar drills, saying New Delhi is ‘clear about the consideration behind this behaviour’

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Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull with Defence Minister Marise Payne and Chief of Navy, Vice Admiral Tim Barrett. Photo: AFP
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