Posts Tagged: pacific pivot
The Philippines and Vietnam are natural allies in their common territorial struggles against China. But they should leave Washington out of it.
Disaster relief has increasingly become part of the justification for increased U.S. troop deployments in the Asia-Pacific region.
As the human rights situation in the Philippines has deteriorated, U.S. military aid has ramped up.
The lumbering aircraft carrier known as the United States should be executing a pivot that lives up to its name: a shift from the martial to the pacific.
Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
The Obama administration's "Pacific Pivot" is wreaking environmental havoc on the pristine ecosystems of the Asia-Pacific region.
If it weren't for decades of Western-backed political and economic repression, the Philippines might have joined the Asian Tigers years ago.
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.
Before we get cynical about 2014, let's recount the good news from 2013: declining U.S. militarism, a resurgence of diplomacy, and a more forceful global discussion about inequality.
A proposed canal in Nicaragua, built by China, is a tangible signal that the United States can't set the terms of the world economy forever.