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Is Rishi Sunak tough enough on China?

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In This Episode

Ben Wallace, the Secretary of State for defence has launched a security review in the wake of Chinese spy balloons entering Western airspace. This accelerated a row over defence spending ahead of the Spring Budget. How far is the government willing to go under pressure over the Ukraine war and now an intensified Chinese threat?

James Heale speaks to Cindy Yu and Katy Balls.

To learn more about Chinese politics, society and culture, listen to The Spectator’s Chinese Whispers podcast.

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