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America, Australia in an uneasy ‘mateship’

Australia and the US celebrated “100 years of mateship” during Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s trip to Washington last week. But the price of that friendship could be a game changing naval confrontation with China. “Mateship” is a peculiarly Australian concept which honors loyalty and reciprocal acts of assistance between friends. Mates come to each other’s […]