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For all its bluster, China knows Australia isn’t merely doing the bidding of the US – The Guardian

There are signs that Beijing recognises Australia’s positions on Hong Kong, Taiwan and Xinjiang are based on its own interests

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Over-reaction from Beijing is almost baked into Canberras foreign policy calculus at this point. Scorn and sanctions were heaped upon Australia for calling for an independent inquiry into the origin of the coronavirus pandemic. But for all of its bluster, Beijings response to the joint US-Australia statement to come out of the ministerial talks in Washington has been in Beijings terms low-key. The US-Australia joint statement included strong language about China undermining Hong Kongs autonomy, …

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