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Law’s Juscelino Colares discussed the possibility of a Chinese military presence in the Solomon Islands

America tells China to stay off the Solomon Islands

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International Business Times: Juscelino Colares, the Schott-van den Eynden Professor of Law, discussed ongoing tensions around the possibility of a permanent China military presence in the Solomon Islands. “Such a deal would fit like a glove to the Chinese Communist Party’s plan to dominate the Indo-Pacific region and thwart the Australia-United States-United Kingdom security pact designed to counter China’s expansionist plans there,” he said.