Asia Pacific arms race: Military rivalry rises between nations

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    Confronting China’s global and regional ambitions is on the agenda at a naval defence show in the South Korean port city of Busan.

    This comes amid rivalry in the Asia Pacific between major powers and their allies, fuelling an arms race.

    Al Jazeera’s Rob McBride joins us from Busan to explain how heightened tensions are powering an increase in weaponry in the region.

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