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Pakatan Strategik Baharu the SQUAD Ubah Rubrik Kuasa Serantau

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia: Setiausaha Pertahanan AS Lloyd Austin bertemu pada hari Khamis lalu dengan rakan sejawatannya dari Australia, Jepun dan Filipina di Hawaii untuk mengeratkan hubungan dan meningkatkan kerjasama dan operasi ketenteraan, yang dinamakan sebagai pakatan baharu yang dikenali sebagai "The Squad."
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US-led Quadrilateral Defense Talks Deemed To Target SCS, Exacerbating Regional Risks

BEIJING, China: As the defense chiefs of the US, Australia, Japan and the Philippines are set to meet again in early May in a meeting that is believed to focus on South China Sea issues, Chinese analysts warned on Sunday the quadrilateral clique is unsustainable and bound to show cracks and divisions as their moves will ultimately lead to a deterioration of the Philippines' strategic security environment.
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The Chagossians Want Their Islands Back

WASHINGTON, U.S.--When Olivier Bancoult boarded the ship that was to take him 1,000 miles across the Indian Ocean to the Chagos Archipelago—his childhood home, from which he and his fellow islanders had been expelled 50 years earlier—he carried five wrought-iron crosses. 

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The Taiwan Conundrum And A Darker US Motivation To Fight


BEIJING, China--During his Shangri-La Dialogue meeting with China's Defense Minister Wei Fenghe, US Secretary of Defense (SECDEF) Lloyd Austin characterized China's internal Taiwan policies and activities as provocative and destabilizing.  He did so with full knowledge that a nuclear-armed China is poised to employ any necessary means to prevent the island from seceding from One China.  
 

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US pledges to 'step up' engagement with Southeast Asia

U.S President Joe Biden's point man on Asia is "astonished" by China's determination to play the leading role on the global stage and will "step up" its engagement in Southeast Asia to hold back such a trend. But the administration does not support Taiwan independence and understands the sensitivities involved, Indo-Pacific Coordinator Kurt Campbell said Tuesday.
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