Jul 4, 2014

With one eye on Washington, China plots its own Asia 'pivot'

The Silk Road, an obscure Kazakh-inspired security forum and a $50 billion Asian infrastructure bank are just some of the disparate elements in an evolving Chinese strategy to try to counter Washington’s “pivot” to the region. While Chinese leaders have not given the government’s ...

May 8, 2014

Obama stakes his priorities

by Harsh V. Pant

While President Barack Obama's recent Asian sojourn might have not been enough to dispel apprehensions of America's commitment to the region, it did signal that Washington has no intention of ceding its strategic space.

Feb 4, 2013

Stronger alliances but no new bases in Asia: U.S. admiral

The United States’ pivot to Asia will not mean any new bases in the region, but existing alliances will be strengthened and modernized, Adm. Samuel Locklear, the chief of U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM), said Friday. “The U.S. has no intention of establishing more bases” ...