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USAID Emails Reveal Anxiety Over China’s Solomon Islands Security Pact

U.S. government emails accessed via a Freedom of Information request that reveal unease over China's security pact with the Solomon Islands. Image via USAID.

Newly-released emails obtained by Al Jazeera through a Freedom of Information request highlight U.S. unease over China’s recent security agreement with the Solomon Islands.

“Yikes! This is very troubling,” said Ryan Washburn, USAID mission director to the Philippines, Pacific Islands, and Mongolia.

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