June 2, 2010

America Cannot Lose Asia

American Enterprise Institute, American Enterprise Institute

After three decades of peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific, it is tempting to dismiss the possibility of tension and conflict in that critical region. But the breaking down of the post-Vietnam war great power peace should be a legitimate worry for the U.S. government. America's military forces have an important role to play in Asia for the foreseeable future. The questions for our military leaders are what are the Asia missions, what forces are needed, and how will we fight alongside our allies?

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TAGGED: Asia, Vietnam, U.S. government, Asia-Pacific

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