Some Australians think the next 20 years, there must be a war in Australia (Figure)
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Global Network reporter Zhong Weidong reported that China’s rise has once again become the focus of the outside world, the Australian Institute of Chi Ku Luoyi published in the April 25 A poll showed that most Australians believe that the rise of China will benefit the Australian economy, there are some Australians are “worried” China’s military development. “The Australian” also said, according to opinion polls, many Australians believe that in the next 20 years, Australia war “inevitable.”
According to the “Canberra Times” news, Lowy Institute at Michael ? Wesley disclosure, the survey shows that more and more Australians believe that Australia will benefit from China’s rise, the proportion 73% increase from last year to this year’s 75%. And that China will “dominate Asia,” the Australian respondents dropped from 69% last year, this year’s 65%.
At the same time, 44 percent of respondents believe that China in the next 20 years could pose a military threat to Australia, this proportion was 46% in 2010, which held a negative opinion of the respondents from 52% last year to 55%. And 52% of the respondents were in favor of Australia in the Korean all-out war to join the U.S. side, and when faced with “China supports DPRK,” the assumption that 56% of the respondents were in favor of Australia joined the American side. Australian Michael ? Wesley expressed this “hawks” tendency surprised.
According to “The Australian” messages, Lowy Institute director Andrew ? Shearer said on polls, Australians become increasingly clear understanding of the rise of China, and start dealing with this impact. But he also said: “In fact, China seems so large, so that Australians exaggerate the importance of China in the world.” He also said that China-Australia relations not only become more important and more complex and more challenging sex.