US Marines Head to Australia to Balance China's Power

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In Australia today, President Obama announced that 250 US Marines will be stationed in that country, with plans to increase their number to 2500. The President said the rotations for joint training and exercises will "bring our militaries even closer and make them even more effective." Mark Thompson is Deputy Washington Bureau Chief for Time Magazine and a contributor to its Battleland blog.

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Mark Thompson - Time magazine - @MarkThompson_DC

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