June 15, 2016

OUR REPUBLICAN PRESIDENT:

U.S., India, Japan Begin to Shape New Order on Asia's High Seas (GORDON FAIRCLOUGH, June 15, 2016, WSJ)

From the waters of the Philippine Sea this week emerged a partial outline of Washington's vision for a new Asian maritime-security order that unites democratic powers to contend with a more-assertive and well-armed China. [...]

Washington and Tokyo have long cooperated closely on defense. And the U.S. has been working to deepen strategic ties with India and to encourage New Delhi to play a more active role, not just in the Indian Ocean, but in the Pacific as well, as China's rise shifts the regional balance of power.

Posted by at June 15, 2016 3:56 PM

  

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