A paper from Australia's Foreign ministry:
- calls for stronger efforts to maintain American presence in Asia and to bolster ties with neighbouring democracies as a check against Beijing's rise
- Without US political, economic and security engagement in the region, power would shift too rapidly to Beijing to Australia's detriment, the government's Foreign Policy White Paper says
Article is in the Australian Financial Review, link is here ... may be gated: Alarm bells ring on China's rise in foreign policy white paper
If you're interested, worth checking out.
And noting Australia is very happy with selling (lots of) stuff to China ... so a fine line to be walked.