Policy, Guns and Money: China in the South Pacific

In this episode, Alex Bristow, deputy director of ASPI’s defence, strategy and national security program, speaks to Euan Graham, Shangri-La Dialogue senior fellow for Asia–Pacific security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies about the security pact between China and Solomon Islands. Their conversation considers China’s strategic objectives, the different responses to the agreement and its implications for security in the South Pacific.