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U.S. silent on a dangerous game of chess in the East China Sea

U.S. silent on a dangerous game of chess in the East China Sea

Gregory Copley, Global Information System A Sept. 25, 2012, maritime incident at the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea — ostensibly between Republic of China (ROC: Taiwan) maritime elements and Japanese Coast Guard vessels — enabled Beijing to score a timely strategic success in defiance at Washington’s proposed “Pacific pivot” strategy to consolidate its […]

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Clinton sends signal: '21st Century will be America's Pacific century'

Clinton sends signal: '21st Century will be America's Pacific century'

Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told the Pacific Islands Forum on Aug. 31 that the U.S. plans to increase its presence and involvement in the strategically important Asia-Pacific region. “We too, of course, are a Pacific nation,” said at the meeting, being held on the tiny South Pacific nation of […]

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U.S. signs Asia 'pivot' pact with New Zealand despite ban on ships

U.S. signs Asia 'pivot' pact with New Zealand despite ban on ships

Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com The United States last week signed a defense agreement with New Zealand as another piece of its Asia ‘pivot’ to counter the growing global influence of China by forging strategic ties with nations in the region. The move is a further indication of the importance the U.S. places on its […]