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China’s plan for conquest of the South Pacific

Beijing’s militarization of islands and features it claims in the South China Sea is by now widely seen as a threat to freedom of navigation in one of the world’s most strategically important waterways. What’s gone less noticed, however, is how Beijing could use those emerging forward bases to project power into the South Pacific, […]