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Commander of U.S. Pacific Forces Underscores U.S. Commitment to Asia

By   /  December 12, 2012  /  Media, Pacific, Uncategorized  /  Comments Off on Commander of U.S. Pacific Forces Underscores U.S. Commitment to Asia

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[Video] “America is a Pacific power, and [U.S. Pacific Command] looks forward to the hard work ahead to allow us to do our part to keep a dynamic Asia-Pacific hopeful, peaceful and secure for decades to come,” Admiral Samuel Locklear told Asia Society on December 6, 2012.   Source: ASIA SOCIETY

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The South China Sea: Flashpoint of the Asia-Pacific

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[Video] At first glance, there is nothing particularly remarkable about this area of the Pacific. Stretching from the southern shores of the People’s Republic of China and Taiwan in the north to Malaysia and Indonesia in the south, it covers about 3.5 million square kilometers and contains three archipelagos containing over 250 islands, reefs, shoals, […]

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US-China tension spells trouble for Asia-Pacific

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[Video] China has hit back at the US for criticizing its new military garrison in the South China Sea. The Sansha base was created just two weeks ago on Chinese territory. But it’s in an area where competing territorial claims pit Beijing against the Philippines and Vietnam, among others. China set up the outpost to […]

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