Bushnaval and air weapons systems were deployed to Guam and Japanand cooperation began with Singapore by constructing an aircraft carrier facility at Changi Naval Base. Additional focus was placed on the region with the Obama administration's "Pivot to East Asia" regional strategy,  whose key areas of actions are: "strengthening bilateral security alliances; deepening our working relationships with emerging powers, including with China; engaging with regional multilateral institutions; expanding trade and investment; forging a broad-based military presence; and advancing democracy and human rights. There has been strong perception from China that all of these are part of US' China containment policy.
Jump to navigation. Although China is not yet a military peer competitor of the United States, it has become powerful enough to challenge U. And although China is still a developing country with significant domestic problemsit has become an important enough actor that its cooperation is necessary to solve global problems such as nuclear proliferation, climate change, and international financial instability.
A year after U. What should Obama focus on in his visit? CFR Adjunct Senior Fellow Evan Feigenbaum says areas of notable progress in India are likely to include cooperation on defense, trade, nuclear issues, education, and export controls.
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T sai Ing-wen is new to the job and the strain is beginning to show. Elected president of Taiwan in a landslide victoryshe took office in Maybuoyed by high approval ratings. The reason may be summed up in one word: China.
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Obama said at a wrap-up news conference. But the substance and symbolism had to compete with off-key incidents: verbal clashes between Chinese security officials and White House staff members after Mr. Obama by the new president of the Philippines.
President Barack Obama laid out the result in its fullest form last month, as he traveled to Honolulu, Australia, and Indonesia for a series of major meetings. The message of this remarkable trip warrants careful examination, as it articulated an integrated diplomatic, military, and economic strategy that stretches from the Indian subcontinent through Northeast Asia — and one that can profoundly shape the U. The core message: America is going to play a leadership role in Asia for decades to come.