9 Aug 2018

US Indo-Pacific funding - a step-up or all talk?

From , 3:02 pm on 9 August 2018

A new funding push by the United States into the Indo-Pacific region is being labelled as late to the party and amounting to little in dollar terms.

The announcement of hundreds of millions of dollars in recent weeks comes amid growing strategic concerns in and around the Pacific.

Mackenzie Smith reports.

New US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Photo: AFP