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'Great power rivalry' fuels Pacific arms race frenzy

A quick barrage of missile tests and bumper defence deals in the Pacific have highlighted a regional arms race that is intensifying as the China-US rivalry grows. Within 24 hours this week, North Korea fired off two railway-borne weapons, South Korea successfully tested its first submarine-launched ballistic missile, and Australia announced the unprecedented purchase of state-of-the-art US nuclear-powered submarines and cruise missiles. FRANCE 24's International Affairs Commentator Douglas Herbert explains how 'great power rivalry' fuels Pacific arms race frenzy.

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