Experts say surprise shifting of Admiral Harry Harris sends ‘terrible’ message that ‘Australia is being treated here as a second-class ally’
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The Trump administration has decided to redirect its pick for ambassador to Australia, Admiral Harry Harris, to instead represent the United States in South Korea.

Experts say the surprise move sends a “terrible” message to Australia, which has been waiting almost a year for a new US ambassador, but the foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, has played down suggestions it amounts to a slight against Australia.

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