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Tiny Palau in not-so-pacific middle of US and China

Tiny Palau invited the US Pentagon to build ports, bases and airfields on its Pacific islands after Chinese President Xi Jinping bullied the Pacific island nation by destabilizing its fragile economy, according to defiant President Surangel Whipps. “President Whipps’ frank assessment of Chinese pressure – and invitation to host US bases – are unusually blunt […]

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