• Haikou, China


As an Australian, currently living in China and who has lived in Japan, I was very impressed with the June 5 editorial, “Avoid the security dilemma in Asia.” Here in China, we are constantly informed of any military developments in Taiwan, Japan, the United States or the two Koreas.

With the recent U.S.-Australia-Japan agreement, I couldn’t help but feel a little caught in the crossfire. No matter how much the government here tries to convey the policy of peaceful development and harmony with its neighbors, there always arises suspicion regarding its military spending.

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