28 aprilie 2021

Australia expanding war games with US amid tensions with China


Australia will expand its war games with the United States as part of a $580 million effort to respond to increasing tensions in the Asia-Pacific, the country’s prime minister said Wednesday. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the dollars would upgrade four military bases in Australia’s Northern Territory, to begin this year and be completed by 2026. The enhanced facilities are meant to amplify joint military drills with U.S. forces. Australia will work with allies including the U.S. to pursue [...]