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Australian “Ring of Steel” Seeks to Repel Seafaring Refugees

Australia is carrying out an initiative to repel refugees traveling by boat and seeking asylum there. Called the “ring of steel”, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called it “the biggest ever peacetime maritime operation in Australia’s northern waters”. Turnbull says the initiative is part of an effort to prevent any increase in human trafficking of refugees in the wake of

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