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China watches US military buildup in Australia

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On Wednesday, 200 US Marines arrived in Australia after President Obama announced in November of last year that the US will position Marines on the continent. The 200 Marines are the first of 2,500 to go down under, and the agreement between President Obama and Prime Minister Julia Gillard marks the first long-term expansion of the US military in the area since the Vietnam War. We take a closer look at the arrival of the troops.

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