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Australia's pro-Obama Gillard government clings to power, reduces defense spending

Australia's pro-Obama Gillard government clings to power, reduces defense spending

Gregory Copley, Global Information System Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s Labor Party (ALP)-dominated coalition Government of Australia has clung to power without an express public mandate since the August 21, 2010, House of Representatives elections. This has been largely because its parliamentary majority has been guaranteed by four independent parliamentarians and one member of the Greens […]

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Beijing decides on two-pronged strategy to blunt Obama's 'anti-China containment policy'

Beijing decides on two-pronged strategy to blunt Obama's 'anti-China containment policy'

By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com The Hu Jintao leadership is mapping out measures to blunt what Beijing perceives is an enhanced effort by Washington to counter China’s power projection in the Asia-Pacific Theatre. While visiting Australia on Nov. 16, President Barack Obama and host Prime Minister Julia Gillard announced that U.S. Marines would be based in […]