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‘Five Eyes’ seek to counter China’s Pacific influence

Western countries will step up economic contacts with Pacific nations to lever them away from China’s spreading sphere of influence, overtures to be backed by increased military surveillance and intelligence operations. As unease grows over Beijing’s strategic objectives and aggressive aid program in the maritime region, Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom are leading […]