Reciprocal Access Agreement with Japan a game changer

By The Canberra Times
Updated January 27 2022 - 9:32am, first published January 7 2022 - 6:30pm
Closer defence ties between Australia and Japan will not be welcomed by Beijing. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong.

While Australia will, no doubt, bear the brunt of Beijing's ire over the Reciprocal Access Agreement with Japan, Xi Jinping's real concern will almost certainly be Tokyo's slow but steady re-emergence as a major South East Asian military power.

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