Defence Notes

Shangri-La Dialogue: China's belligerent address is detached from reality

2nd June 2019 - 16:18 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Singapore


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While the speech by US Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan at the Shangri-La Dialogue yesterday was mild mannered, the same was not true of the Chinese Minister of National Defence Gen Wei Fenghe. His audience was left in no doubt of China’s intentions by his bellicose comments.

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