December 4, 2013

The Asia 'Pivot' Has Run Out of Puff

Michael Fullilove, US News & World Report

The Associated Press

Despite Joe Biden's Asia trip, Obama’s foreign policy has seemed Atlantic-focused recently.

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TAGGED: Asia, Japan, China, United States, Joe Biden, Asia Pivot


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America the Generous
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A Welcome Show of Strength from Obama
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Biden Is in Asia to Stop a War
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December 1, 2013
U.S., China Scoreless After One
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A lot has been written in the past week about China’s new Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea, including by me both on NRO and Politico. Given the Obama administration’s recent flailing on... more ››
December 4, 2013
Biden Bows to China
Gary Schmitt, The Weekly Standard
Absolute coherence when it comes foreign policy is a rare thing. International relations will forever be a mix of principles, interests, circumstances, and necessities. But recognition of that fact doesn’t mean one has to... more ››