Age of the Dragon

China could sail a warship through Bass Strait if it wanted

Bradley Perrett
By Bradley Perrett
June 24 2022 - 3:38am
Inset: Australia doesn't own most of the Bass Strait. Why does China think it owns the Taiwan Strait? Main: Chinese intelligence ship Haiwangxing. Picture: Department of Defence

Now China says it owns the Taiwan Strait. Every time we turn around, it wants more.

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Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett is a regular ACM columnist with a focus on Australia's relationship with China, covering defence, strategy, trade, economics and domestic policy. He was based in Beijing as a journalist from 2004 to 2020. His articles are supported by the Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas.

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