Age of the Dragon

China's Pacific moves call for concern

Bradley Perrett
By Bradley Perrett
Updated November 3 2021 - 12:16am, first published October 28 2021 - 7:00pm
Telstra's recent move to buy Digicel Pacific has seen off a potential Chinese buy up. Picture: Shutterstock

In preparing for the Battle of Midway in World War II, Japan considered following up with a move into the south Pacific, cutting Australia off from the US. Then we'd have been on our own.

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Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett is a regular ACM columnist with a focus on Australia's relationship with China, covering defence, strategy, trade, economics and domestic policy. He was based in Beijing as a journalist from 2004 to 2020. His articles are supported by the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas.

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