US, Australia, agree to Marines in Pacific

16th November 2011, Comments 0 comments GENEVA, SWITZERLAND - The United States will station 250 Marines in Australia starting in 2012, with the number expected to grow to 2,500 at some point, US President Barack Obama and Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard agreed Wednesday 16 November. The BBC reports that “The deployment is being seen as a move to counter China’s [...]

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