US marines to join Australian warship deployed in the Pacific as anxiety over China grows

US marines to join Australian warship deployed in the Pacific as anxiety over China grows

Updated May 04, 2018 23:09:47 American marines will soon embed on Australia’s largest warship for a tour of Pacific island nations, as concerns grow among western allies over Beijing’s rising influence in the region. Key points: Defence Minister Marise Payne said planning for “Indo-Pacific Endeavour 18” had been underway since …

Commonwealth Games: Thousands of cops and soldiers deployed in Qld’s biggest security event

Commonwealth Games: Thousands of cops and soldiers deployed in Qld’s biggest security event

Posted April 03, 2018 05:40:44 Photo: Special Emergency Response Team officers will be on hand for any serious problems. (ABC News: Tom Forbes) Related Story: Indian ‘Commonwealth Games imposters’ detained at Brisbane Airport Fighter jets and “drone guns” are part of the high-powered arsenal available to authorities to keep the …