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Brunei salutes US but banks on China

The United States Pentagon recently concluded its first army-to-army exercise in Brunei, an energy-rich Islamic sultanate with lesser noticed competing territorial claims in the contested South China Sea. The first-time army drills come as US President Donald Trump’s administration bids to win more regional support for its China containment policies, including through freedom of navigation […]