Australia: The Lowy Institute Poll

Today the Lowy Institute for International Policy releases the results of its annual Poll on Australian attitudes to the world. …

Despite most Australians seeing China as the most important economy to Australia, more Australians place a higher value on our relationship with the United States than with China. Australians still overwhelmingly support the US alliance, and support for basing US forces in Australia has increased to 61% (up 6 points since 2011). …

“The 2013 Lowy Institute Poll illustrates why a central policy issue for future Australian governments will be managing the Australia–United States–China strategic triangle”, said the Executive Director of the Lowy Institute, Dr Michael Fullilove. [cont.]

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