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The armed forces of the USA in the Asia-Pacific region

by Stanley Byron Weeks

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Published by I.B. Tauris in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Asia,
  • Pacific Area
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Asia -- Operational readiness.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces -- Pacific Area -- Operational readiness.,
    • Asia -- Military relations -- United States.,
    • Pacific Area -- Military relations -- United States.,
    • United States -- Military relations -- Asia.,
    • United States -- Military relations -- Pacific Area.,
    • United States -- Defenses.,
    • United States -- Armed Forces.,
    • United States -- Military policy.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 275-292) and index.

      StatementStanley B. Weeks, Charles A. Meconis.
      SeriesThe armed forces of Asia series, Armed forces of Asia series (London, England).
      ContributionsMeconis, Charles A., 1945-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .W36936 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxx, 300 p. :
      Number of Pages300
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3323359M
      ISBN 101860644988, 1860644880
      LC Control Number2004296034
      OCLC/WorldCa43285740

      The US is concerned by the Chinese military’s growing assertiveness in the Asia-Pacific, where America must maintain a sustained presence to demonstrate its commitment to the region, Gen Paul. By , the United States had deployed , military personnel in the Asia-Pacific region, among whom ab are stationed to the west of the International Date Line. The military personnel deployed in the Asia-Pacific region account for more than 50 percent of all its overseas military forces.

      The recent re-evaluation by the US, China, Japan, and Russia of their military strategies reflects new geopolitical equations in which the Asia Pacific is a major strategic intersection. Turmoil in this region can impact India’s trade and security interests, and to avoid this India must craft a balance between its relations with all the countries involved.   America’s military authority is waning and it is ill-prepared to go to war with China in the Indo-Pacific region, a new report from the United States Studies Centre has warned, arguing Australia.

      2 hours ago  Amid escalating tensions with both North Korea and Iran, President Donald Trump's advisers hesitated to give him military options fearing the President might accidentally take the US .   With maritime disputes between China and its neighbors deepening, and with China moving to establish an Air Defense Identification Zone and conducting land reclamation projects in its nearby seas, tensions in the Asia-Pacific region are simmering. Human trafficking, piracy, and nuclear proliferation remain key challenges for the region, and thus for the United States, which.


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