America's Security Role in Asia-Pacific

Gates, Robert M.
November 2009
Military Technology;2009, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p16
The article presents a speech by U.S. Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, delivered at the "Shangri-La Dialogue" of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) in Singapore from May 29-31, 2009, in which he discussed the security role of the U.S. in the Asia-Pacific region. It also notes the role of the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama in establishing cooperation and support between the U.S. and Asian countries. The issue of protecting stability in the region is cited.


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