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U.S. and Philippines eye more war drills, but no permanent bases (Stara Avertiser/AP)

MANILA, Philippines >> U.S. and Filipino defense officials will discuss how to intensify joint war drills in the Philippines without re-establishing vast U.S. military bases, as America tries to reassert its presence in Asia, a Manila official said Thursday. While America plans to station troops in Australia and dock Navy ships in Singapore, it’s only … Continue reading

New regional order in Asia is reaction to Chinese hegemony (Gulf News)

India, Japan and the US build a strategic relationship and other Asian countries band together to counter heavyweight Beijing By Jaswant Singh Asia’s economic dynamism is beginning to find a parallel in the region’s diplomacy, particularly where security is concerned. Indeed, we may now be “present at the creation”, as former US Secretary of State … Continue reading

China Furthers Washington’s Cause in the South Sea (National Interest)

Amitai Etzioni November 15, 2011 China has been troubling its neighbors lately, and that makes it easier for President Obama to court Asian nations. Little has alarmed the nations that share a border with China more than the 2010 declaration that much of the South China Sea falls in its Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ). They … Continue reading

Vietnamese top legislator meets California Senate President in Hanoi (U.S. News Las Vegas)

By PNA / Xinhua and U.S. News Agency / Asian Vietnamese National Assembly (NA) Chairman Nguyen Sinh Hung met here on Monday with U.S. California’ s Senate President Darrell Steinberg during the latter’s visit to Vietnam. Vietnam welcomes American business men to come and do business in Vietnam, particularly in the context that the Vietnam-U.S. … Continue reading

Guest commentary: China Blew It; Washington Shouldn’t (Michigan Live)

By David F. Gordon As President Obama travels to Honolulu for this weekend’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, he will confront a changing game in Asia. During a recent visit to the region, a senior Asian policymaker told me, “We used to ask what we could get from the Americans in return for their military personnel … Continue reading

China tensions stoke Vietnam naval ambitions (Inter Aksyon, AFP)

HAIPHONG – Facing an emboldened and heavily armed China in a territorial stand-off, Vietnam is looking to swell its naval reputation with enhanced firepower and renewed pride in its maritime past. Vietnam, hardly known for its naval prowess despite 3,200 kilometers (2,000 miles) of coastline, is keen to show its commitment to two strategically important … Continue reading

Taiwan has key role to play in future of Asia: US academic (Taipei Times)

By William Lowther  /  Staff Reporter in Washington Taiwan is pivotal — not a sideshow — to the future of Asia, a senior academic told a Washington conference on Thursday. Dan Twining of the German Marshall Fund of the US, said the country was fundamental to the strategic configuration of the “world’s emerging center of … Continue reading

A real trade deal or will pigs fly? (stuff)

In balmy Honolulu this weekend, political leaders are due to trumpet a major step forward in Trans Pacific Partnership free-trade talks. Despite negotiators flogging through nine previous rounds of talks, from Ho Chi Minh City to Lima, no-one expects the announcement will be conclusive. But it will be progress of sorts. These talks involve nine … Continue reading

China is not a threat but US policy may well be (Sydney Morning Herald)

Is it time to rethink the terms of our insurance policy with the US (”US Marine base for Darwin”, November 11)? Participating in US invasions of a number of countries in the past 50 years has not increased our security or won us friends. Allowing the setting up of an American base in Darwin aimed … Continue reading

US to station troops in northern Australia as fears of China’s Pacific presence grow (Telegraph)

The United States is set to permanently base troops in Australia amid concerns about the threat of China’s growing military reach across the region. By Jonathan Pearlman in Sydney President Barack Obama is expected to reveal plans to station about 500 to 1000 Marines at a barracks in Darwin and to expand the US navy’s … Continue reading

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