U.S warns on China’s debt-trap diplomacy

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for South and Southeast Asia Dr Joe Felter. Picture: REUTERS

CANBERRA, 05 OCTOBER 2018 (THE AUSTRALIAN) – China is looking to project military power into the South Pacific by using debt-trap diplomacy to establish “dual-use’’ facilities, such as commercial ports, which could ultimately be converted to military bases, one of the Trump administration’s top envoys to Asia has warned. Speaking just days after a confrontation […]

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