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Morrison wades blindly into the Solomon Islands

4 December 2021

2:00 PM

4 December 2021

2:00 PM

Civil chaos in the Solomon Islands has created an intricate geopolitical problem for Scott Morrison.

Anti-government protests turned violent last week when citizens started burning down parts of Honiara. The capital city was besieged for three days after residents from Malaita (the most populous island) made their way to Guadalcanal (the largest island housing the capital) to air their extensive grievances.

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