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Out of Asia and into the Indo-Pacific

Using the term Indo-Pacific is more than just semantics - it extends the borders of America's awareness.

Mr Trump's choice of terminology is a first step towards ensuring that China's leaders do not have it all their way.

AS US President Donald Trump makes his way across Asia, ears in local capitals have picked up a subtle but unmistakable change in messaging from the US administration. The shift focuses on an apparently innocuous term: "the Indo-Pacific". US National Security Adviser HR McMaster introduced the...

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