‘A Battle of Hearts and Minds’: US, China Contest in the Pacific Islands

Tiffany Meier
By Tiffany Meier
November 4, 2023China in Focus

While the Israel–Hamas war is dominating headlines, a different battle is unfolding in the vast Pacific, where global superpowers are vying for influence in a game that could reshape the geopolitical landscape.

But why is the region so pivotal, and how far does China’s involvement extend?

NTD spoke to Andrew Thornebrooke, national security correspondent for The Epoch Times, for more.

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