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Beijing urged the United States Thursday to respect its interests in the Asia Pacific, as US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta began a visit to the region aimed at shoring up US naval power. Panetta’s visit follows the strategic shift towards Asia announced by US President Barack Obama last year, and comes amid renewed regional tensions [...]
The emergence of peer competitors, not terrorism, presents the greatest long-term threat to our national security. Over the past decade, while the United States concentrated its geopolitical focus on fighting two land wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, China has quietly begun implementing a strategy to emerge as the dominant imperial power within Southeast Asia and [...]
WASHINGTON: As U.S. Africa Command matures and strengthens ties with African nations, American interests on the continent become more stable, the command’s top officer said today. AFRICOM was established in October 2007 to “add value” to African nations by improving their military capacities and to help nations achieve their short- and long-term goals, Gen. William [...]