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2,500 marines in Australia 'new battlefront for US'?

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Published on Apr 4, 2012

The first US marines have arrived in Australia, as America boosts its military presence in the Asia-Pacific region. More than 2,000 personnel will be deployed here over the next few years and adds to America's military footprint in such countries as the Philippines and Singapore - all in China's backyard. For more on the story RT talks to James Corbett, editor of The Corbett Report, an independent news website based in Japan.

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