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UK navy to push into Asia-Pacific with 'increased lethality', minister says

Sydney Morning Herald Monday, 11 February 2019 ()
UK navy to push into Asia-Pacific with 'increased lethality', minister saysIn a speech criticised by one historian as “deranged empire porn”, Britain's Defence Secretary has revealed ambitious new plans in the Asia-Pacific region.
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News video: Britain's new aircraft carrier to go to the Pacific on first mission

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LONDON — The UK's new aircraft carrier will be deployed to the Pacific on its first mission, in a show of "hard power" and "lethality" meant to support the country's global interests. In a speech at the Royal United Services Institute, British Defence Minister Gavin Williamson said the HMS Queen...

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