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Britain muscle-flexing against China


Geopolitical rivalry: Britain’s plan to build a new military base in South-East Asia would risk further inflaming tensions between Beijing and London. — AP

Geopolitical rivalry: Britain’s plan to build a new military base in South-East Asia would risk further inflaming tensions between Beijing and London. — AP

BRITAIN’S plan to build a new military base in South-East Asia is likely to further complicate the strategic landscape in a region already fraught with maritime disputes and geopolitical rivalry between Beijing and Washington, Chinese analysts warn.

The plan was unveiled by British defence secretary Gavin Williamson during an interview with The Sunday Telegraph early this week, with possible sites including Singapore and Brunei.

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