The Australia-US relationship dates back to the early 20th century when Teddy Roosevelt’s Great White Fleet sailed into Sydney Harbour, and it was cemented with the ANZUS treaty.

But China’s growing regional power is putting pressure on the relationship, and making it harder for Australia to navigate a path between economic dependence on China and its security alliance with the US.

What is the future of the US-Australia alliance in this era of great power competition?

USSC senior fellows Dr Charles Edel and Dr John Lee joined Phillip Adams on ABC radio's Late Night Live to discuss these issues.