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Former defense chief’s book recalls battling ISIS, F-35 troubles, Pacific pivot

12 June 2019

Former defense chief’s book recalls battling ISIS, F-35 troubles, Pacific pivot... . The rebalance of U.S. military forces to the Pacific, underway during Carter’s tenure, has continued... confronting China, he said before adding that there are other tools that can be used. Not joining the Trans-Pacific


Navy Surface Forces’ strategy focused on fight for power

15 January 2019

Pacific... /Naval Surface Force U.S. Pacific Fleet. “The lesson we learned from the Cold War was that we had to be... ,” he said. To meet this challenge, the Navy’s surface forces must pivot toward a culture of


US policy toward China shifts from engagement to confrontation

2 January 2019

Pacific... of challenging U.S. dominance in the western Pacific. Some scholars and military strategists see an... challenge to America’s postwar role promoting stability and free trade in the western Pacific. Starting with


US and Japanese soldiers kick off annual Yama Sakura drills in Hokkaido

11 December 2018

Obama administration’s “Pacific pivot,” which is intended to refocus the nation’s priorities away from... Pacific... !” Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.-based I Corps shifted its mission to the Pacific in 2012 as part of the


US, Japan, Australia will invest to counter Chinese influence in Pacific

1 August 2018

silly,” he added. Investment in Asia was a major part of the Pacific Pivot... that by pulling out of the pivot’s largest component, the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement... Pacific


Army fires more missiles during seafaring RIMPAC

26 July 2018

know, if we pivot our forces and we have to support a maritime environment such as the Pacific theater... -mounted Stinger missile at a drone flying over water during Rim of the Pacific, adding to its role in what is... . Tuesday’s Stinger live-firing at Kauai’s Pacific Missile Range Facility followed the Army’s shore


Navy's new $4.6 billion destroyer was accepted despite need for new engine

19 July 2018

. Harry Harris, then-leader of U.S. Pacific Command, in 2016. But Batman’s ship never really got... pivot back to the previous — and less expensive — generation of destroyers, the Arleigh Burke


Two years of Duterte: a mixed picture of drug war, economic boom

8 July 2018

Pacific... : Duterte's pivot to China has paid off with rising tourism, trade and investment from the world's second


Is America’s influence in the western Pacific now on the decline?

2 July 2018

Pacific... States as a Pacific power. A rising force, now the world’s second-largest economy, China... exercise in the Pacific, a snub meant to protest the island buildup. This year, the Pentagon issued a


Under Trump, America's influence in the western Pacific may be on the decline

29 June 2018

Pacific... United States as a Pacific power. A rising force, now the world’s second largest economy, China... Pacific, a snub meant to protest the island buildup. Earlier this year, the Pentagon issued a National


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