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Pence tells Suu Kyi violence against Rohingya 'is without excuse'

Asia Pacific Nov 14, 2018

Pence tells Suu Kyi violence against Rohingya 'is without excuse'

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence criticized Myanmar's military over the persecution of Rohingya Muslims in a meeting with national leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday and said those responsible should be held accountable. "The violence and persecution by military and vigilantes that resulted in ...

U.S., China agree to Asia defense rules to avoid air clashes

Asia Pacific Oct 21, 2018

U.S., China agree to Asia defense rules to avoid air clashes

Defense chiefs from the U.S. and China agreed in principle to guidelines on encounters between warplanes, in the latest bid by Pacific nations to keep increased military activity from escalating into conflict. U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and seven other regional military chiefs, including ...