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March 21, 2019
A Rising China Is Driving the U.S. Army’s New Game Plan in the Pacific
Source: Foreign Policy
Journalist Lara Seligman
As an organization based solidly on dry land, the U.S. Army’s increasing focus on the Pacific might seem puzzling to some.
But with China continuing to expand its military, building islands in the South China Sea, and spreading fear among neighbors, the Army wants to up its game in the region with more firepower and additional rotations of U.S. troops—not only to reassure key U.S. allies such as Japan, South Korea, and Thailand that the United States has their back, but also to prevent a potential war.
Read the full article and more in Foreign Policy.