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in response to reader comment: Yes, Australia is unique

Submitted by Mohammed Waza Khiddif id'Ullah (Australia), Oct 27, 2016 at 06:17

"Geographically and economically, Australia is VERY connected with Asia."
Australia is in the region - but we're not 'close' to Asia. If you fly to europe from here - the first islands you cross over are part of Indonesia and they are certainly a long, long way across the sea from the coast. Economically you have a better case - as currently our major trading partner is , of course, China. Second though is the US of A - which owns a surprising amount of companies and actual territory here.

"When I lived there, we rented our apartmanet from a Japanese man living in New Guinea."
I wonder why you've thrown that in - it doesn't prove that much.

". I expect a continuation of current US policy in Asia;
As you know , I cannot honestly give a glowing testimony on Hilary. My opinion is that WW3 is more likely to start under her than her opponent. Recently the US signed an agreement to establish more facilities and bring in more troops etc to Darwin on our northern coast (this was before the recent announcements by the lunatic currently heading the Philippines).
So we can expect even closer cooperation and ties in the future as the ridiculous claim by the Chinese over the South China Sea is not going to dissipate any time soon. And you guys have realised a long time ago that having a continent sized aircraft carrier, the USS Oz, could be really, really useful.

"I expect the Islamic World to chart its own course in the coming years."
And what a crazy little world that is, lurching from side to side day after day, week after week - all the while its followers telling us how straight they are standing up. LOL.

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