China seeks to develop military footprints in Pacific region: US President Biden’s Dy Assistant


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Deputy Assistant to US President Joe Biden and White House Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell said that China in the last several years has sought to expand its military footprints in the Pacific region. He made these remarks at Carnegie's 2nd annual Indo-Pacific Islands dialogue in a session titled "U.S. View on Islands in the Indo-Pacific." "In the last several years there is a more ambitious China that seeks to develop a footprint militarily (in the Pacifics). That has caused some anxiety with partners like Australia, New Zealand and even countries in the region as a whole. That is an added...