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In conversation: China's geo-strategic influence in the Pacific Islands - Jenny Hayward-Jones

China’s activities in the Pacific Islands are being viewed akin to its growing geo-strategic role in Asia. In this short video Melanesia Program Director Jenny Hayward Jones discusses China’s growing engagement in the region, arguing that it is inaccurate and potentially counter-productive to view China’s activities in geo-strategic terms. Jenny points out that concerns about Chinese strategic ambitions are overstated, based on evidence collected in her new research paper Big enough for all of us: geo-strategic competition in the Pacific Islands.

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