SPIRIT IN THE SAND
- Where next? // New Internationalist;May2003, Issue 356, p6
Reports developments related to military relations of the U.S. with Asian countries as of May 2003. Views of the invasion in Iraq as step for a wider conquest of the U.S. in the Middle East; Response of North Korea to the proclamation of a uranium-enrichment programme; Oppositions of Syria...
- Regional Approach Urged To Brace Asian Security. Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/11/2001, Vol. 154 Issue 24, p66
Reports on the advice of security authorities to United States President George W. Bush about regional strategy for Asia. Main challenge to U.S. national security at the start of 21st century; Broadening of bilateral and multilateral defense and economic links with Asia; Weapons...
- Military Presence in Asia Is Key. Bennett, Colonel Drew A. // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jan2002, Vol. 128 Issue 1, p57
Points on the U.S. military presence in Asia as part of the U.S. war against terrorism. Jeopardy on the U.S. national security and regional stability; Deployment of numerous Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps in Japan and Korea; Rejection on the basing agreement by the Philippine Senate.
- 'Go After Them and Eliminate Them' // U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2002, Vol. 128 Issue 2, p20
Focuses on the problems of U.S. alliance between China and Muslim countries in Asia. Views from James Webb on establishing U.S. forces in both domains; Withdrawal of U.S. military presence in China; Effect of the reduction of Navy forces in Asia.
- The American military capability gap. Chan, Stanley // Orbis;Summer97, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p385
Talks about the United States' military force planning and procurement policies in East Asia. Post-cold war goals for the Asia-Pacific region; Utility of either forward-deployed US forces or military alliances; Rift between US goals and strategy in East Asia; Shortfall between means and ends;...
- THE MARITIME BASIS OF AMERICAN SECURITY IN EAST ASIA. Auer, James E. // Naval War College Review;Winter2001, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p39
Determines why the United States must maintain a balance of power in East Asia. Historical background on the global offshore balancer role of the U.S.; Reasons for preserving Taiwan's de facto independence; Factors that increased the security threat posed by China; Timid response of the...
- Redefining Security: Women Challenge U.S. Military Policy and Practice in East Asia. Kirk, Gwyn; Francis, Carolyn Bowen // Berkeley Women's Law Journal;2000, Vol. 15, p229
Criticizes the Status of Forces Agreements (SOFA) that provide for United States (U.S.) military bases, military operations and port visits in South Korea, Japan and the Philippines. History and status of U.S. military bases; U.S. justifications for maintaining a strong military presence in...
- US hopes sway in Asia matches might. Barr, Cameron W. // Christian Science Monitor;9/25/97, Vol. 89 Issue 211, p1
Discusses the presence of the United States military in East Asia in 1997. Money spent annually to keep United States troops in Japan; The revised Guidelines for United States-Japan Defense Cooperation, which spells out some of the benefits the United States receives through its presence in...
- Pacific Overtones and Bellicose Rhetoric. Goure, Daniel // Sea Power;Jan2003, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p44
Focuses on the support of the Asia-Pacific region to the U.S. against the terrorist group al Qaeda. Provision of noncombatant support for coalition operation in the Arabian Sea; Challenges faced by U.S. administration against terrorism; Identification of economic assistance.