Roughead, Gary
May 2006
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;May2006, Vol. 132 Issue 5, p48
Conference Proceeding
This article focuses on enhancing Asia-Pacific sea power by the U.S. Asia-Pacific regional stability depends on the free and unrestricted flow of trade and commerce. Such access demands the presence of an agile, capable, and decisive naval force. Pacific Fleet forces are engaged in the war on terror, stabilizing and rebuilding Iraq, and maintaining regional maritime security and stability. They are battling terrorists, pirates and international criminals in the Arabian Gulf, off the Horn of Africa, and in the archipelagic waters of the Philippines.


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