“A wide and growing gap has developed between Washington and Canberra over China,” warns one expert. Photo: Shutterstock

US and Australia grow apart on China, behind the smiles and handshakes

  • Donald Trump is laying out the welcome mat for Australian PM Scott Morrison’s first official trip, as the allies talk up the strength of their 1951 defence pact
  • But experts say Canberra has not bought in to Washington’s labelling of Beijing as a rival and military threat, and is feeling the trade war’s effects
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“A wide and growing gap has developed between Washington and Canberra over China,” warns one expert. Photo: Shutterstock
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