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Army chief of staff discusses way forward during visit to Japan

Army chief of staff discusses way forward during visit to Japan

The Army’s top-ranking officer was in Japan Jan. 19 to meet with senior leaders from both the U.S. and Japanese militaries and governments to discuss the U.S. Army’s role in helping to shape the future of the Pacific region. Chief […]


Admiral Details Challenges, Opportunities of Pacific Fleet

Admiral Details Challenges, Opportunities of Pacific Fleet

As America’s focus shifts to the Asia-Pacific region, the U.S. Pacific Fleet is well-placed to protect national interests and connect with regional nations, Pacific Fleet’s commander, Adm. Patrick Walsh, said. Adm. Cecil Haney will replace Walsh as the commander of […]


Army Chief of Staff stresses Asia-Pacific theater Hawaii significance

Army Chief of Staff stresses Asia-Pacific theater Hawaii significance

Chief of Staff of the Army Gen. Raymond T. Odierno emphasized Hawaii’s role in Asia Pacific strategy during his visit to U.S. Army Pacific’s 25th Infantry Division Jan. 17. Odierno arrived in Hawaii Jan. 15 to begin an Asia-Pacific theater […]


China criticises new US defense policy

China criticises new US defense policy

Beijing said Monday that a new US defence strategy focused on countering China’s rising power was based on “groundless” charges, and insisted it posed no threat to any nation. President Barack Obama unveiled the strategy Thursday, calling for a leaner […]


Defense Strategy: Sustaining US Global Leadership – Priorities for 21st Century Defense

Defense Strategy: Sustaining US Global Leadership – Priorities for 21st Century Defense

The United States has played a leading role in transforming the international system over the past sixty-five years. Working with like-minded nations, the United States has created a safer, more stable, and more prosperous world for the American people, our […]


China criticises US troop deployment to Australia

China criticises US troop deployment to Australia

China on Wednesday criticised a US decision to deploy up to 2,500 Marines to Australia as proof of a “Cold War mentality”, in Beijing’s strongest comments yet on the issue. President Barack Obama announced earlier this month that the US […]


No need to panic over US Asia return: China media

No need to panic over US Asia return: China media

Chinese state media on Monday played down the impact of greater US involvement in Asia-Pacific after US President Barack Obama’s week-long trip in the region, saying there was “no need to panic”. Obama flew back to the United States on […]


China Expresses Reservations About US-Australia Security Pact

China Expresses Reservations About US-Australia Security Pact

China is questioning the value of Washington’s plan to strengthen military cooperation with Australia and update its defense treaty with the Philippines. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Weimin called for discussions about the boosting of American troop deployment in East […]


Obama vows no US defence cuts for Asia-Pacific

Obama vows no US defence cuts for Asia-Pacific

President Barack Obama Thursday signalled a pivotal American shift to Asia, pledging he would not let Washington’s budget crunch compromise his expansive vision and military presence in the region. His commitment came a day after the United States said it […]


 
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